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Earle, Swepson. The Chesapeake Bay Country. Baltimore: Thomsen-Ellis Company, 1923.
Annotation / Notes: Divided into three regions -- southeastern Maryland, Upper Bay, and the Eastern Shore, this work includes a history for each, written by five noted authors, followed by a description of the counties in each, along with places of interest and the people of these places. The histories of the areas places special emphasis on major houses and genealogy of the owners. It is nicely illustrated with contemporary photographs, which nearly 80 years later serve as historic images. There are four pages of interesting photos of African Americans.
Reps, John. Tidewater Towns: City Planning in Colonial Virginia and Maryland. Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1972.
Annotation / Notes: Early towns did not generally spring out of nowhere. Town planning was common and an important part of Chesapeake Maryland's colonial history. The government played an active role in the founding and formation of towns. Annapolis and the District of Columbia were unique in that their plans did not resemble those common amongst other English colonies.
Smith, Bert. Down the Ocean: Postcards from Maryland and Delaware Beaches. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
Annotation / Notes: Arranged by theme and subject -- famous housing, boardwalk, on the beach, life saving. It presents a vivid picture of life at the shore as interpreted through postcards. Includes some illustration on spots on the way -- diners, bridges, etc. Information on the cards themselves is included and adds to the work's usefulness.
Wilstach, Paul. Tidewater Maryland. Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1931.
Annotation / Notes: A narrative history of those Maryland counties, all but seven of the twenty-three, touched by saltwater, arranged by theme and locale. There is a great deal of emphasis on the founding of towns and important personages, a wide variety of subjects are covered.
Corddry, Mary U. "Pemberton Hall, Salisbury, Maryland." Peninsula Pacemaker, 30 (April 2001): 28.
Touart, Paul Baker. At the Crossroads: The Architectural History of Wicomico County, Maryland. Annapolis: Maryland Historical Trust Press and Preservation Trust of Wicomico, 2008.
Boyer, Jefferson. "A Glossary of Federal and Victorian Vernacular Architecture in Historic Whitehaven." Shoreline, 17 (June-July 2010): 12-16.
Ilari, Jason. "Poplar Hill Mansion." Shoreline, 17 (January 2010): 26-27.
Marshner, Paul J. "The Young's Purchase Farmhouse." Shoreline, 17 (January 2010): 7, 21.
Hagert, Christopher J. "Discovery of the Givan House at Rewastico." Shoreline, 19 (July 2012): 20-23.