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Robbins, Charles L. R. Madison Mitchell, His Life and Decoys. Bel Air, MD: Published by the author, 1987.
Annotation / Notes: A Havre de Grace wood carver.
Stansbury, Russell. "Biographical Sketch [of] Clayton Crewell Stansbury." Harford Historical Bulletin 15 (Winter 1983): 7-9.
Annotation / Notes: Havre de Grace community leader, ca. 1920-1950.
Blake, Allison. The Chesapeake Bay Book: A Complete Guide. 3rd edition. Lee, MA: Berkshire House Publishers, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: A well researched tour guide for the general population.
Earle, Swepson. The Chesapeake Bay Country. Baltimore: Thomsen-Ellis Company, 1923.
Annotation / Notes: Divided into three regions -- southeastern Maryland, Upper Bay, and the Eastern Shore, this work includes a history for each, written by five noted authors, followed by a description of the counties in each, along with places of interest and the people of these places. The histories of the areas places special emphasis on major houses and genealogy of the owners. It is nicely illustrated with contemporary photographs, which nearly 80 years later serve as historic images. There are four pages of interesting photos of African Americans.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Valentino, David Wayne. Tectonics of the Lower Susquehanna River Region, Southeastern Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland: Late Proterozoic Rifting to Late Paleozoic Dextral Transpression. Ph.D. diss., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1993.
Stewart, James V. "Caroline Stewart, pioneering horsewoman, finally has her story told." Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred (May 1999): 16-17.
Wright, F. Edward. Maryland Militia War of 1812. Vol. 3 Cecil and Harford Counties. Silver Spring, MD: Family Line, 1980.
Schroath, Jody Argo. "Dammed If You Do, Dammed If You Don't." Chesapeake Bay Magazine, 40 (April 2011): 28-31, 56-59.
Annotation / Notes: Conowingo Dam.
Paulson, John R., and Erin E. Paulson. Conowingo Dam. Images of America. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2017.