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Milne, Kristin. "Steps in Time: Walking Frederick's Historic Court Square." Frederick Magazine (April 1990): 22-9.
Milne, Kristin. "Mount Washington in Quotations, Part I." History Trails 28 (Autumn 1993-Winter 1994): 1-8; Part II, 28 (Spring-Summer 1994): 9-16.
Annotation / Notes: A compilation of small Mt. Washington articles from a variety of Maryland newspapers.
Perdue, Lewis. Country Inns Of Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. Washington, DC: Washingtonian Books, 1977.
Risjord, Norman K. Builders of Annapolis: Enterprise and Politics in a Colonial Capital. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: A history of colonial Annpolis presented through the lives of eleven prominent citizens. Represented are a printer, a governor, a doctor, and a cabinetmaker. Included are such well known Maryland surnames as Carroll, Paca, Dulany, Chase, and Shaw.
Robbins, Charles L. "Seventeenth Century Harford County." Harford Historical Bulletin 62 (Fall 1994): 159-74.
Ryon, Roderick N. Northwest Baltimore and Its Neighborhoods, 1870-1970 Before "Smart Growth". Baltimore: University of Baltimore Press, 2000.
Smith, Bert. Greetings from Baltimore: Postcard Views of the City. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
Annotation / Notes: The history of Baltimore as told through postcards, arranged by subject -- harbor, shopping downtown, monuments, etc. Each section is accompanied by several paragraphs of text. Also included is information on the postcards themselves, as well as on the collecting and history of postcards. Illustrations are excellent, slightly enlarged, and show off the medium.
Thomas, Joseph Brown, Jr. Settlement, Community, and Economy: The Development of Towns in Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore, 1660-1775. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: Thomas argues that the seventeen clustered settlements that dotted the lower Eastern Shore actually functioned as towns. Although legislatively established they have been largely ignored in the history of the Chesapeake region. Most historians argue that the area was rural, when in fact its character was between urban and rural.
Ware, Donna M. Green Glades & Sooty Gob Piles: The Maryland Coal Region's Industrial and Architectural Past. Crownsville, MD: Maryland Historical and Cultural Publications, 1991.
Annotation / Notes: The results of an architectural survey, it presents a useful overview of the coal region. Included is the history of settlement, the history of the industry, and an architectural history. The list of historic resources would be of use to anyone interested in the region.
Wilson, Woodrow T. Crisfield, Maryland, 1676-1976. Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1977.
Annotation / Notes: A scrapbook conglomeration of information on Crisfield, its peoples, and the nearby island communities and the town of Marion. Written for the American Bicentennial there is a great deal of emphasis placed on the town's celebration, including special projects and the time capsule. Heavy in genealogical information, it also includes brief histories of local businesses and photographs of major Somerset County historic houses.
Crook, Mary Charlotte. "Lilly Moore Stone, Founder of the Montgomery County Historical Society." Montgomery County Story 20 (November 1977): 1-10.
Arnold, Joseph L. "Suburban Growth and Municipal Annexation in Baltimore, 1745-1918." Maryland Historical Magazine 73 (June 1978): 109-28.
Annotation / Notes: The battles between Baltimore City and Baltimore County over the suburban territory spanning a century and a half. This fight was for a larger tax base and the promise of better services providing an important historical perspective on current city-suburban problems.
Hayward, Mary Ellen, and Charles Belfoure. The Baltimore Rowhouse. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1999.
Annotation / Notes: Hayward and Belfoure provide a comprehensive history of the evolution of the Baltimore rowhouse, long considered the predominant and distinctive house form in the city. The book addresses the economic aspects of rowhouse development, the role of developers, architectural and design features, and the diverse and changing population whose needs the rowhouse met. Chapters trace the evolution from early federal-style rowhouses in the era of the walking city, through Italianate and Artistic period development in the nineteenth century, to the spacious Daylight form of the first half of the twentieth century. They conclude with consideration of recent decades, noting the irony of new rowhouse construction replacing pubic housing high rises which themselves replaced earlier rowhouses. The volume includes extensive illustrations, both historic and contemporary.
Olson, Sherry. Baltimore: The Building of an American City. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980.
Annotation / Notes: Geographical historian Olson focuses on city-building in this history of Baltimore City whose principal theme is the process of urban growth and development. Olson considers the reasons for Baltimore's emergence as an urban center late in the colonial period and the process by which early settlements around the North Branch of the Patapsco coalesced to become the basis for the modern city by 1800. Nineteenth-century themes include the growth of the port and commerce, the impact of railroad and industry, and the associated social conflict stemming from urban life. Olson devotes considerable attention to the dramatic era of city building and expansion in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, as well as to the impact of post-World War suburbanization which left the city "hemmed in" and limited its role in the expanded metropolitan area.
Denney, John D., Jr. "The Ma & Pa Remembered." National Railway Bulletin 63 (no. 4, 1998): 32-45.
Durrenberger, Joseph A. Turnpikes: A Study of the Toll Road Movement in the Middle Atlantic States and Maryland. Valdosta, GA: Southern Stationery and Printing Co., 1931; reprint, 1968.
Annotation / Notes: A fine treatment of the subject with an excellent bibliography.
Kirby, Richard Shelton, and Phillip Gustave Laurson. The Early Years of Modern Civil Engineering. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1932.
Annotation / Notes: Because it concentrates on the history and techniques of highway, canal, and railroad-building rather than on the individual engineers, this is a good companion to Charles B. Stuart's Lives and Works of Civil and Military Engineers of America, 1871.
Newell, Dianne. "The Short-Lived Phenomenon of Railroad Station-Hotels." Historic Preservation (July-September 1974): 31-36.