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Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Buckeystown." Frederick Magazine (November 1990): 11-2.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Johnsville." Frederick Magazine (June 1992): 10-1.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Yellow Springs." Frederick Magazine (December 1992): 12-13.
Love, Richard. "Brunswick's 'Blessed Curse': Surviving an Industrial Legacy." Maryland Historical Magazine 88 (Summer 1993): 133-49.
Annotation / Notes: Brunswick was a community tied together and given its identify by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. When the railroad left in the late twentieth century the town lost its identify and underwent a drastic change. It experienced a period of crisis where the whole concept of community was called into question.
Sagle, Lawrence. "Beautiful Hills of Garrett." Glades Star 5 (September 1977): 37, 40-41.
Sween, Jane C. "An Englishwoman Visits Montgomery County in 1830." Montgomery County Story 40 (August 1997): 441-52.
Tack, George E. "The Romantic Gwynn's Falls Valley." History Trails 26 (Autumn 1991-Winter 1991-92): 1-5.
Annotation / Notes: A reprint of poet Tack's 1907 Maryland Monthly Magazine article describing the Valley, its businesses, its mills, its homes, etc., including the natural world. It ends with a poem by Folger McKinsey and one by Tack on the Valley.
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.
Cameron, Mark. "Monuments of Urbanity: The Development of Baltimore's Residential Squares." Maryland Humanities (Winter 1998): 5.
Capper, John, Garrett Power, and Frank Shivers. Chesapeake Waters: Pollution, Public Health and Public Opinion, 1602-1972. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1983.
Selckmann, August. "The Susquehanna: Mother of the Chesapeake." Maryland 23 (Autumn 1990): 6-17.
Sharrer, G. Terry. "The Patuxent: Maryland's Heartland River." Maryland 21 (Spring 1989): 6-23.
Stone, William T., Fessenden Blanchard, and Anne M. Hayes. A Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake including the passages from the Long Island Sound along the New Jersey coast and Island Waterway. 1968; reprint, New York: Putnam, 1989.
Annotation / Notes: This guide gives detailed descriptions of the navigable portions for each of Maryland's rivers and creeks.
Walsh, James. "Waterways of Prince George's County Then and Now." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society, 25 (February 1997): 9.
Walsh, James. "Waterways of Prince George's County." News and Notes of the Prince George's County Historical Society, 27 (November/December 1999): 9.
White, Roger. "Round Bay Resort and 'Mount Misery'." Anne Arundel County History Notes 19 (January 1988): 3-4.
Annotation / Notes: The article reprints an account by L.A. Burck of an 1888 visit to the Anne Arundel County resort of Round Bay on the Severn River. Burck describes his trip from Baltimore's Camden Station on the B&A Railroad to the waterside park and its nearby promontory, Mount Misery, a Civil War-era lookout where Union soldiers watched for blockade runners.
Footner, Hulbert. Rivers of the Eastern Shore: Seventeen Maryland Rivers. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1944 (1979).
Annotation / Notes: Another of the famed "Rivers of America" series and a Maryland classic, illustrated by Baltimore artist Aaron Sopher.
Kline, Benjamin F. G., Jr. Tall Pines and Winding Rivers: The Logging Railroads of Maryland. Lancaster, PA: Published by the author, 1976.
Annotation / Notes: Ever wondered what happened to the virgin forests of the Potomac River Valley of western Maryland and West Virginia? This book shows and tells how the railroad made large-scale lumbering possible; the territory was logged out by about the 1930s.
Latrobe, John H. B. The First Steamboat Voyage on the Western Waters. Fund Publication No. 6. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1871.
Annotation / Notes: The vivid story of the first steamboat trip down the Mississippi River conducted by Nicholas H. Roosevelt, builder of the New Orleans, and his wife Lydia, daughter of architect Benjamin H. Latrobe. The earthquakes of 1811, the most powerful ever recorded in North America, were among the natural phenomena encountered by the crew (See Dohan, Mary Helen).
LeViness, Charles T. History of Road Building in Maryland. Baltimore: Maryland State Roads Commission, 1958.
Lewis, Ronald L. Transforming the Appalachian Countryside: Railroads, Deforestation, and Social Change in West Virginia, 1880-1920. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.