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Cook, Margaret W. "Early Towns in Calvert County." Calvert County Historical Society News and Notes 2 (April 1983): 12-13.
Cronin, William B. "Broomes Island." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 17 (September 1987): 60-62.
Dessaint, A. Y. Southern Maryland Yesterday and Today: Crab Pots and Sotweed Fields. Prince Frederick, MD: Calvert County Historical Society, 1984.
Annotation / Notes: Historic photographs and excerpts from 60 of the "best" works on Southern Maryland. Arranged predominately by theme, the chapters include working the land, working the water, life in the home, and life in the community. A ten page introduction gives a brief chronological history of the area.
Dessaint, A. Y. "Was Coxtown Really Lower Marlboro?" Calvert County Historical Society News and Notes 2 (October 1983): 3-8.
Dodds, Richard. Solomons Island and Vicinity: An Illustrated History and Walking Tour. Solomons, MD: Calvert Marine Museum, 1995.
Annotation / Notes: A narrative history of the Island, from its inhabitation by Native Americans to the late twentieth century. The author covers the folklore, traditions, and way of life of this unusual community. Poetry and phrases are also included. There is a discussion of the Island's future. The books is illustrated with images by noted Maryland photographers Marion Warren and Aubrey Bodine. A tour of Solomons Island, Avondale (Johnston), and the surrounding area. The sites chosen discuss the social and cultural history of the area.
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.
Eden, Paul G., and Lou Rose. "Tornadoes in Calvert County--Sidelights on Calvert County Weather History." Calvert Historian 1 (April 1985): 18-24.
Eshelman, Ralph, and Clara M. Dixon. Historical Tours through Southern Maryland: Solomons by Foot, Bicycle or Boat. Solomons, MD: Calvert Marine Museum, 1983.
Glascock, Judith C. "Solomons, the Early Years." Calvert Historian 8 (Spring 1993): 14-26.
Hamilton, Bruce. "Explosion on Solomons." Maryland 28 (April 1996): 24-29.
Heavey, Bill. "Calvert County Ramble." Mid-Atlantic Country 16 (March 1995): 44-45, 95, 100.
Hutchins, Ailene. "Shades of Old Prince Frederick." Calvert Historian 2 (October 1986): 33-35.
Jewell, Donald G. "All Aboard for Chesapeake Beach." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 18 (June 1988): 67-70.
Johnson, Paula. Historical Tours through Southern Maryland: Broome's Island. Solomons, MD: Calvert Marine Museum, 1983.
Lamkau, Paul V. "Notes on a Record of Deaths in a Parish in Calvert County, Maryland, 1900-1946." Calvert Historian 1 (October 1985): 29-31.
Lister, Dawn Sheets. "Calvert County Maryland: The Physical and Human Geography of the 'Charm of the Chesapeake'." Calvert Historian 11 (Spring 1996): 43-55.
Manchester, Andi. "Solomon's Island." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 21 (July 1991): 32-37.
Noll, Eva Owings Davies. "The First Calvert County Fair." Calvert Historian 5 (Fall 1990): 7-8.
Annotation / Notes: Bug art.
Northam, Jack C. "Solomon's Remembered." Calvert Historian 8 (Fall 1993): 12-19.
Pearl, Susan. "Short History of Huntington (Old Bowie)." Friends of Preservation Newsletter (Spring 1987): 6-7.
Pogue, Dennis J. "Calverton, Calvert County, Maryland, 1668-1725." Calvert Historian 9 (Spring 1994): 68-79.
Pogue, Dennis J. "Calverton, Calvert County, Maryland: 1668-1725." Maryland Historical Magazine 80 (Winter 1985): 371-376.
Annotation / Notes: Calverton, the originally county seat of Calvert County, was one of the few towns in Colonial Southern Maryland. The discovery of an 1862 plat of this town, the earliest know plat of a Maryland town, greatly added to the information available on the town. Calverton is now believed to be of much greater importance than previously thought. It was an prominent governmental, economic, and population center.
Pogue, Dennis J. King's Reach and 17th-Century Plantation Life. Annapolis, MD: Maryland Historical and Cultural Publications, 1990.
Annotation / Notes: A discussion of the archeological digs at King's Reach and what the findings tell of life at the time, focussing on what can be learned of the plantation's physical layout.
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.