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Campbell, Penelope. "Some Notes on Frederick County's Participation in the Maryland Colonization Scheme." Maryland Historical Magazine 66 (1971): 51-59.
Ashbury, John W. ...and all our yesterdays: A Chronicle of Frederick County, Maryland. Frederick, MD: Diversions Publications, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: An unusual local history arranged in a datebook\\calendar format. Three to six events are given for each date, one is described in greater depth than the others in a 1-2 page essay. The book's excellent index makes this work amazingly useful.
Barnett, Todd H. "Tobacco, Planters, Tenants, and Slaves: A Portrait of Montgomery County in 1783." Maryland Historical Magazine 89 (Summer 1994): 184-203.
Annotation / Notes: Using the Maryland State Assessment of 1783, this study evaluates the condition of the Montgomery County community. Montgomery was the western most of Maryland's tobacco counties. This economy left Montgomery with exhausted farmland, as well as a poor, landless, and unstable population. Comparison is made with Frederick where the soil was essentially the same but had not been damaged by tobacco farming.
Bodmer, Nancy. Buckey's Town: A Village Remembered. Edited by Gail Huseman. Frederick, MD: N.p., 1979.
Bodmer, Nancy. Buckey's Town: A Village Remembered. Rev. ed. Buckeystown, MD: N. W. Bodmer, 1984.
Bodmer, Nancy. The Past Revisited: Buckeystown and Other Historical Sites. Buckeystown, MD: Willmann Bodmer, 1990.
Boyd, Thomas Hulings Stockton. The History of Montgomery County, Maryland, from its earliest settlement in 1650 to 1879. Clarksburgh, MD [Baltimore, W. K. Boyle & son, printers], 1879; reprint, Baltimore: Regional Pub. Co, 1968.
Annotation / Notes: Written following the American, and the County's, Centennial, this work places special emphasis on land grants and prominent men. Includes a directory of the towns, villages, and residents.
Categories: Biography, Autobiography, and Reminiscences, County and Local History, Economic, Business, and Labor History, Family History and Genealogy, Geography and Cartography, Transportation and Communication, Before 1600 AD, Seventeenth Century, Eighteenth Century, Nineteenth Century, Frederick County, Montgomery County
Boyd, Thomas Hulings Stockton. Brunswick, 100 Years of Memories. Brunswick, MD: Brunswick-Potomac Foundation, Inc., 1990.
Annotation / Notes: As the preface clearly states this is not a "scholarly book", however, it is an interesting scrapbook of information on almost any imaginable subject relating to Brunswick. An encyclopedia of the compilers memories and their view of the history of the community. The source and writer of each entry is clearly identified. A chapter of distinguished citizens is included and three pages of songs.
Boyd, Thomas Hulings Stockton. "Brunswick Was Named Berlin When B&O Railroad Arrived." Cracker Barrel 17 (February 1988): 7-9.
Clawson, Frank D. "Frederick County Begins Revolt." Cracker Barrel 17 (May 1988): 9-11.
Clawson, Frank D. "Hagerstown and Frederick Described: What it Was Like Here in the 1700s." Cracker Barrel 18 (August 1988): 29-30.
Colbert, Judy. Country Towns of Maryland and Delaware. Oaks, PA: Country Roads Press, 1996.
Categories: County and Local History, Economic, Business, and Labor History, Historical Organizations, Libraries, Reference Works, Twentieth Century, Baltimore County, Cecil County, Carroll County, Calvert County, Frederick County, Harford County, Queen Anne's County, Somerset County, Talbot County, Washington County, Worcester County, Chesapeake Region, Eastern Shore
Crapster, Basil L. "Hampton Furnace in Colonial Frederick County." Maryland Historical Magazine 80 (Spring 1985): 1-8.
Annotation / Notes: Hampton, located northwest of Emmitsburg in northern Frederick County, was a failed industrial, entrepreneur venture.
Davis, A. Vernon. "Brunswick Saving 'Old Railroad Town' as Tourist Attraction." Cracker Barrel 17 (February 1988): 3-5.
Delaplaine, Ruth Carty. A Walking Tour of Downtown Frederick At the Turn of the Century.
Dilts, James D. "Railroad Towns in Maryland." Maryland Humanities (Spring/Summer 1995): 4-7.
Dowell, Susan Stiles. "The Water Gardens of Lilypons." Maryland 22 (Autumn 1989): 16-21.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Brunswick." Historical Society of Frederick County Journal 1 (Summer 1994): 10-12.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Adamstown." Frederick Magazine (May 1993): 14-5.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Battletown." Frederick Magazine (March 1993): 12-3.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Buckeystown." Frederick Magazine (November 1990): 11-2.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: At A Slower Pace [Doubs]." Frederick Magazine (April 1994): 10-11.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Brunswick." Frederick Magazine (November 1991): 18-9.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Burkittsville." Frederick Magazine (April 1991): 15, 53.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Centerville." Frederick Magazine (July 1992): 14, 22.