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Wiley, Flora H. "Third Precinct-Fourth District." Harford Historical Bulletin (Winter 1984): 1-12.
Williams, T .J. C. The History of Washington County, Maryland, From the Earliest Settlements of the Present Time, Including A History of Hagerstown. Baltimore: Regional Publishing Co., 1968.
Willman, W. G. "Pipe Creek." Historical Society of Frederick County, Inc. Newsletter (September 1987): 3.
Wright, Sister Catherine. Port O' Bladensburg: A Brief History of a 1742 Town. Town of Bladensburg Bicentennial Committee, 1977.
Barnes, Brooks Miles, and Barry R. Truitt. Seashore Chronicles: Three centuries of the Virginia Barrier Islands. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: Much of this book captures a mood equally applicable to Maryland's sea islands. I suspect Norwood, in 1650, landed on a Maryland Island anyhow!
Brewington, M. V. Chesapeake Bay: A Pictorial Maritime History. 1953; 2d edition, New York: Bonanza Books, 1956.
Annotation / Notes: While primarily about boats on the Bay, Brewington's book has many contemporary environmental insights.
Capper, John, Garrett Power, and Frank Shivers. Chesapeake Waters: Pollution, Public Health and Public Opinion, 1602-1972. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1983.
Davidson, Steven G., Jay. G. Merwin, Jr., John Capper, Garrett Power, and Frank Shivers, Jr. Chesapeake Waters: Four Centuries of Controversy, Concern and Legislation. 1983; reprint, Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: Primarily on the political process paralleling environmental change but containing many references to contemporary conditions and problems.
Fusonie, Alan, and Donna Jean. George Washington, Pioneer Farmer. Mount Vernon, VA: Mt. Vernon Ladies Association, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: Washington's life gives many insights into colonial farming, and he had many contacts among Maryland Agriculturalists.
Fusonie, Alan, and Donna Jean. Images of the Chesapeake, 1612-1984. Catonsville, MD: Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1985.
Kelbaugh, Jack. "Diamondback Terrapin-An Ancient Anne Arundel Delectable-Part IV: The Bay Region's Terrapin Population in the 18th and 19th Centuries." Anne Arundel County History Notes 30 (January 1999): 5-6, 14.
Kryder-Reid, E. "The Archaeology of Vision in Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake Gardens." Journal of Garden History 14 (January-March 1994): 42-54.
Leone, Mark. "William Paca's Power Garden: The Art of Illusion in Colonial Annapolis." Maryland Humanities (July/August 1994): 9-11.
Middleton, Arthur Pierce. Tobacco Coast. 1953; reprint, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: Middleton, subsequently a retired Episcopal Canon, for years directed work at Colonial Williamsburg. This defining volume on Chesapeake Maritime History contains valuable environmental references coupled to the region's colonial economy.
Miller, Henry M. "Transforming a 'Splendid and Delightsome Land:' Colonists and Ecological Change in the Chesapeake, 1670 - 1820." Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 76 (September 1986): 173-87.
Paca-Steele, Barbara, and St. Clair Wright. "The Mathematics of an Eighteenth-Century Wilderness Garden." Journal of Garden History [Great Britain] 6 (October-December 1986): 299-320.
Annotation / Notes: Garden of William Paca House, Annapolis.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "A Chesapeake Craftsman's Eighteenth Century Gardens." Journal of Garden History [Great Britain] 9 (July-September 1989): 414-52.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "Gardening Books in Eighteenth Century Maryland." Journal of Garden History [Great Britain] 9 (July-September 1989): 106-10.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "Genteel and Necessary Amusements: Public Pleasure Gardens in Eighteenth-Century Maryland." Journal of Garden History [Great Britain] 9 (July-September 1989): 118-24.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "A Late Eighteenth-Century 'Tour' of Baltimore Gardens." Journal of Garden History [Great Britain] 9 (July-September 1989): 125-40.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "The Old Man and the Garden: A Chesapeake Craftsman's Eighteenth-Century Grounds." Maryland Humanities (July/August 1994): 5-8.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "Writings about Pleasure and Kitchen Gardening Available in Eighteenth Century Maryland." Journal of Garden History [Great Britain] 9 (July-September 1989): 153-59.
Wennersten, John R. "Soil Miners Redux: The Chesapeake Environment, 1680-1810." Maryland Historical Magazine 91 (Summer 1996): 156-79.
Winterbotham, William. An Historical, Geographical, Commercial and Philosophical view of the America, and of the European settlements in America and the West-Indies. 1795; reprint, New York: Tiebout and O'Brien, 1796.
Annotation / Notes: An unusual contemporary view of the U.S. as an infant nation, especially of Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, the City of Washington. Discusses natural wonders, weather, plants, and makes recommendations to "European settlers".
Brown, John E. "Toward the Writing of a New County History." Harford Historical Bulletin 64 (Spring 1995): 55-104.