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Peden, Henry C., Jr. "Harford County Place Names, Past and Present, Their Location, Origin and Meaning, Part I: A-J." Harford Historical Bulletin 78 (Fall 1998): 3-52.
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.
Robbins, Charles L. "Sources Useful to the Study of Seventeenth Century Harford County." Harford Historical Bulletin 62 (Fall 1994): 175-79.
Robbins, Charles L. "Seventeenth Century Harford County." Harford Historical Bulletin 62 (Fall 1994): 159-74.
Shank, Ellsworth B. "Origin of the Street Names of Havre de Grace." Harford Historical Bulletin (Spring 1985): 27-32.
Simmons, James R. "Natural History of Harford County, Maryland." Harford Historical Bulletin 62 (Fall 1994): 143-58.
Smart, Jeffery K. "Burning Bridges: The Events Leading Up to the Military Occupation of Harford County in 1861." Harford Historical Bulletin 72 (Spring 1997): 9-56.
Smart, Jeffery K. "From Plowshare to Sword: Historical Highlights of Gunpowder Neck and Edgewood Arsenal to the End of World War I." Harford Historical Bulletin 63 (Winter 1995): 3-49.
Smith, Bert. Down the Ocean: Postcards from Maryland and Delaware Beaches. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
Annotation / Notes: Arranged by theme and subject -- famous housing, boardwalk, on the beach, life saving. It presents a vivid picture of life at the shore as interpreted through postcards. Includes some illustration on spots on the way -- diners, bridges, etc. Information on the cards themselves is included and adds to the work's usefulness.
Tucker, Barclay Earl. "History of Forest Hill." Harford Historical Bulletin 29 (Summer 1986): 53-83.
Weeks, Christopher. "Bouncing Along the Post Road: Eighteenth Century Harford County as Seen by Travelers." Harford Historical Bulletin 57 (Summer 1993): 74-127.
Annotation / Notes: Annotated excerpts from ten contemporary descriptions of traveling along the post road. The authors include such well known Colonial figures as Dr. Alexander Hamilton, Charles Willson Peale, and Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
Wiley, Flora H. "Third Precinct-Fourth District." Harford Historical Bulletin (Winter 1984): 1-12.
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.
Wright, C. Milton. Our Harford Heritage: A History of Harford County, Maryland. Privately published, 1967.
Selckmann, August. "The Susquehanna: Mother of the Chesapeake." Maryland 23 (Autumn 1990): 6-17.
Stranahan, Susan Q. Susquehanna, River of Dreams. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.
Chambers, Tom. "Harford County Newspapers of the 19th Century." Harford Historical Bulletin 50 (Fall 1991): 87-88.
Annotation / Notes: County and local newspapers are a vast untapped historical resource. A series of short articles by Tom Chambers demonstrates the important function of county newspapers in local politics during the upheavals of the Civil War era. Harford County, like many other Maryland rural areas, harbored lively competition between newspapers that reflected the political divisions of citizens. For a more extensive study of another part of Maryland , see Dickson Preston's Newspapers of Maryland's Eastern Shore.
Chambers, Tom. "Harford's Rich Newspaper Heritage: Harford County Newspapers Established During the 19th Century." Harford Historical Bulletin 50 (Fall 1991): 89-95.
Chambers, Tom. "Political Upheaval Brings Upheaval in Harford County Newspaper Publishing." Harford Historical Bulletin 50 (Fall 1991): 113-27.
Chambers, Tom. "The Travail of Early Newspapers in Harford County." Harford Historical Bulletin 50 (Fall 1991): 96-100.
Brown, John E., comp. "Articles from The Harford Historical Bulletin Concerning Harford County History, Arranged According to Historical Periods." Harford Historical Bulletin 56 (Spring 1993): 58-71.
Hodge, David C. "The Hooker Collection: Inventory and Annotations." Harford Historical Bulletin 61 (Summer 1994): 117-32.
Annotation / Notes: Descriptions of 62 images from a glass plate negative collection owned by the Historical Society of Harford County.
Noll, Linda. "The Steppingstone Museum: A Step Back in Time." Harford Historical Bulletin 70 (Fall 1996): 145-47.
Young, Dorothy Hays. "The Archives of the Historical Society of Harford County." Harford Historical Bulletin (Winter 1985): 1-5.