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Bidwell, Percy W., and John I. Falconer. History of Agriculture in the Northern United States, 1620-1860. Washington, DC: Carnegie Institution, 1925.
Annotation / Notes: Mentions Maryland only regarding farming in 1840 and peach orchards, but is useful since so many Pennsylvania Germans settled in Frederick County.
Gills, Christopher C. "Carroll's Mill: A Reminder of Frederick County's Agricultural Heritage." Historical Society of Frederick County, Inc., Newsletter (September 1990): 6-9.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dowell, Susan Stiles. "The Water Gardens of Lilypons." Maryland 22 (Autumn 1989): 16-21.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Adamstown." Frederick Magazine (May 1993): 14-5.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: At A Slower Pace [Doubs]." Frederick Magazine (April 1994): 10-11.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Burkittsville." Frederick Magazine (April 1991): 15, 53.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Catoctin Furnace." Frederick Magazine (March 1991): 15, 61.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Creagerstown." Frederick Magazine (January 1991): 9-10.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Ellerton." Frederick Magazine (January 1993): 12-13.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Feagaville." Frederick Magazine (March 1990): 11.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Graceham." Frederick Magazine (August 1993): 16-17.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Harmony Grove." Frederick Magazine (June 1991): 19, 59.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Hopehill." Frederick Magazine (February 1993): 12-13.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Johnsville." Frederick Magazine (June 1992): 10-1.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Kemptown." Frederick Magazine (September 1990): 11-12.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: LeGore." Frederick Magazine (October 1992): 9.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Lewistown." Frederick Magazine (April 1990): 11-12.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Libertytown." Frederick Magazine (July 1993): 14-15.