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Hickling, Lee. An Illustrated History of Cobb Island. Cobb Island, MD: Published by the author, 1989.
Himmelheber, Peter. "St. George's Island Revisited." Chronicles of St. Mary's 46 (Winter 1998): 332-37.
Holden, Peter. "Three Days (and then some) in Chesapeake Country." Mid-Atlantic Country 16 (June 1995): 46-50, 68-69, 74-75, 79.
Hopkins, Fred. "Opportunity, Accomplishment, and Betrayal: The Saga of William Claiborne's 17th-Century Settlement in the Upper Chesapeake." In Underwater Archaeology Proceedings from the Society for Historical Archaeology Conference, Edited by John D. Broadwater, 2-5. Richmond, VA: Society for Historical Archaeology, 1991, 2-5.
Horton, Tom. "Poplar Island Rising." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 29 (May 1999): 58-63, 103.
Immler, Alice Cockey. "Memories of Kent Island." Isle of Kent (Summer 1992): 7-8.
Isaac, Erich. "Kent Island." Maryland Historical Magazine 52 (1957): 93-119, 210-232.
Annotation / Notes: Kent Island was founded in 1631 by William Claiborne. This article provides a description of the community during its early history. Discussed are the manors, the religious congregations, the towns, and the trades. Included is a list of the indentured servants residing there.
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.
Karras, Alan L. Sojourners in the Sun: Scottish Migrants in Jamaica and the Chesapeake, 1740-1800. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1992.
Kelbaugh, Jack. Wish You Were Here: Postcard Reminiscences of a Bygone Day, the Chesapeake Bay Country. Chestertown, MD: Kent Printing Company, 1984.
LeGrand, Marty. "A Tale of Two Islands." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 28 (January 1999): 42-47, 72-73.
Leone, Mark, and Silas D. Hurry. "Seeing: The Power of Town Planning in the Chesapeake." Historical Archaeology 32 (no. 4, 1998): 34-62.
Lewis, Taylor Biggs. Chesapeake, the Eastern Shore: Gardens and Houses. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993.
Lumpkins, Maggie Henderson. "Memories of St. George Island." Chronicles of St. Mary's 40 (Spring 1992): 104-6.
Manchester, Andi. "A Cruising Family Visits Rock Hall." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 20 (October 1990): 34-38.
Manchester, Andi. "Solomon's Island." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 21 (July 1991): 32-37.
Moose, Katie. Eastern Shore of Maryland: The Guidebook. Annapolis, MD: Conduit Press, 1999.
Okonowicz, Ed. Disappearing Delmarva: Portraits of the Peninsula People. Elkton, MD: Myst and Lace Publishers, 1997.
Perdue, Lewis. Country Inns Of Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. Washington, DC: Washingtonian Books, 1977.
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.
Roth, Hal. You Can't Never Get to Puckum: Folks and Tales from Delmarva. Vienna, MD: Nanticoke Books, 1997.
Sayles, Tim. "The Immutable Smith Island." Mid-Atlantic Country 10 (February 1989): 28-33, 90.
Schultz, Edward Thomas. First Settlements of Germans in Maryland. 1896; reprint, Miami: R. T. Gross, 1976.
Sheehan, K. "Order and Disorder on Smith Island." Raritan 14 (Fall 1994): 109-34.
Sioussat, Annie Leakin. Old Manors in the Colony of Maryland. Baltimore: Lord Baltimore Press, 1911.