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Curtis, Peter H. "Murder in Western Maryland: The Life and Death of George Swearingen, Sheriff of Washington County." Maryland Historical Magazine 88 (Fall 1993): 286-96.
Davis, A. Vernon. "The Local Scene." Maryland Cracker Barrel 19 (January 1990): 3-5.
Annotation / Notes: Fort Frederick and the Williams Family.
Barron, Lee. The History of Sharpsburg, Maryland. Sharpsburg, MD: [Published by the author], 1972.
Browne, Gary L. "Urban Centers of the Past." Maryland Heritage News 2 (Fall 1984): 6-7.
Annotation / Notes: A variety of factors effect the rise and fall of urban centers -- transportation, market, environmental, and political changes, as well as the rise of other centers. Browne presents a brief discussion of the fate of approximately ten urban centers.
Clawson, Frank D. "Hagerstown and Frederick Described: What it Was Like Here in the 1700s." Cracker Barrel 18 (August 1988): 29-30.
Clawson, Frank D. "'Tea Parties' Held in Maryland, Too." Cracker Barrel 18 (June 1988): 25-29.
Crawford, Joan B. "A Heritage Preserved: The Creative Traditions of Western Maryland." Maryland 25 (Summer 1993): 38-44.
Crawford, Joan B. "Cumberland Street 100 Years Ago." Way Back When 1 (Summer 1989): 16-52.
Annotation / Notes: Cumberland Street in Clear Spring.
Davis, A. Vernon. "The Local Scene." Cracker Barrel 18 (August 1988): 3, 5-7.
Annotation / Notes: Smithsburg.
Davis, A. Vernon. "Sharpsburg, 225 Years Old, Pre-Dates Hagerstown by 7 Years, 'New' Old Data Shows." Cracker Barrel 18 (June 1988): 3-5, 7.
Feldstein, Albert L. Feldstein's Historic Washington County: A Video Postcard Extravaganza. LaVale, MD: Published by the author, 1992.
Annotation / Notes: Videotape.
Feldstein, Albert L. "Funkstown . . . A Crossroad of History." Hagerstown Cracker Barrel (February 1975): [4-7].
Hattery, Thomas H., ed. Western Maryland : A Profile. Foreword by Charles McC. Mathias Jr. Mt. Airy, MD: Lomond Books, 1980.
Annotation / Notes: This work describes the Counties which make up Maryland's Sixth Congressional District. The chapters are written by individuals involved in current affairs. The focus is on politics, government, and the economic nature of the counties. There is a great deal of statistical information. Chapter VIII includes brief essays on the future of Western Maryland by notable Maryland Officials, such as Governor Hughes, the heads of various state agencies, and people of note in the counties.
Kendall, D. Homer. "Hagerstown Bustled with Wagons in Early Pike Era." Maryland Cracker Barrel 19 (July 1989): 9, 18-20; (August 1989): 14-17.
Larsen, Hal. "35 Years Ago!" Maryland Cracker Barrel 18 (April 1989): 18-19.
Annotation / Notes: Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas on C&O Canal hike.
Leatherman, Emily M. Hancock, 1776-1976. Hagerstown, MD: Privately published, 1986.
Long, Helen R. Index for the Washington County Section of Scharf's History of Western Maryland, Volume 2. Manhattan, KS: Privately published, 1984.
McWilliams, Rita. "Great Elevations." Mid-Atlantic Country 13 (January 1992): 54-58, 63.
Annotation / Notes: A tourism piece, but one which offers good basic information on a number of western Maryland's geological landmarks -- Crystal Grottoes Caverns, Sideling Hill Road Cut, and The Devil's Racecourse.
Musey, Reuben L. It Happened in Washington County. Hagerstown, MD: Washington County Bicentennial Committee, 1976.
Schildt, John W. "Custer Rested and Dined in Smithsburg on Sunday, July 5, 1863." Cracker Barrel 18 (August 1988): 9.
Shank, Christopher. "Wings Over Hagerstown: Experiencing the Second World War in Western Maryland." Maryland Historical Magazine 88 (Winter 1993): 444-61.
Annotation / Notes: During World War II the growth of the Fairchild Aircraft Corporation in Hagerstown had a social and economic impact on the community. However, for a variety of reasons the city was not radically changed by this growth. The community was not greatly disrupted. In part, this was because the workers employed by the Corporation were local. There was no large influx of immigrant workers, thus the community did not have to change to meet their needs. Mention is also made of Triumph Industries activities in Elkton.
Sims, Diana J. "Washington County." Mid-Atlantic Country 12 (January 1991): WM5, WM8-10.