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Baden, Jacqueline Heppes. Caroline County's Story of Progress during the 350th Year of the Founding of Maryland, 1634-1984. Preston, MD: Caroline Heritage, Inc., 1984.
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.
Jopp, Harold D. Rediscovery of the Eastern Shore: Delmarva Travelogues of the 1870s. Wye Mills, MD: Chesapeake College Press, 1986.
Annotation / Notes: Reprints of articles by four different authors which appeared in the leading nineteenth century publications of Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Lippincott's Magazine, and Scribner's Monthly. The authors included noted illustrator Howard Pyle and Maryland writer George Townsend.
Jopp, Harold D. Memories of Choptank 1679-1930. [Choptank Bicentennial Commission, 1976].
Moore, Dick. "Our Little Town of Bethlehem." Maryland 21 (Winter 1988): 35.
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.
Wennersten, John R. Maryland's Eastern Shore: A Journey in Time and Place. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1992.
Annotation / Notes: Wennersten's goal is to make the reader understand the distinct society that is the eastern shore through discussion of the area's agricultural life, its race relations, and maritime society. Brief histories are given of some communities and mention made of some influential people.
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.
Davis, Lynn. "Garden Roots." Heartland of Del-Mar-Va 11 (Sunshine 1988): 154-67.
Footner, Hulbert. Rivers of the Eastern Shore. Seventeen Maryland Rivers. New York: Holt Reinhart and Winston, 1944.
Annotation / Notes: Footner writes mostly stories about history, but he does view Chesapeake river environments from a mid-1940s perspective.
Scott, Jane. Between Ocean and Bay: A Natural History of Delmarva. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1991.
Weiser, Frederick S., ed. "Eighteenth Century German Church Records from Maryland: A Checklist." The Report: A Journal of German-American History 38 (1982): 5-14.
Ackerman, S J. "Denton's Promise." Chesapeake Life, 11 (June 2005): 61-65.
Blackpool, Stephen. Maryland Historical Markers: Caroline & Dorchester Counties. Baltimore: Stephen Blackpool, 2004.
Reveal, Judith. Around Greensboro. Images of America series. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2008.
Clarke, Wendy Mitman. "Denton Redone." Chesapeake Bay Magazine, 42 (May 2012): 22-27, 44-47.