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"History of New Yarmouth." Kent Shoreman 9 (October 1974): 55ff.
Hodgson, Jonathan A. "Tolchester: Yesterday's Leisure." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 7 (July 1977): 8-11.
Hoopes, Roy. "Town and Gown." Maryland 22 (Spring 1990): 36-43.
Annotation / Notes: Chestertown and Washington College.
Johnson, Robert J. Gravesend - Serene But Still Profound. Rock Hall, MD: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Rock Hall, 1975.
Annotation / Notes: Chester River to Rock Hall on the Eastern Shore.
Jopp, Harold D. Rediscovery of the Eastern Shore: Delmarva Travelogues of the 1870s. Wye Mills, MD: Chesapeake College Press, 1986.
Annotation / Notes: Reprints of articles by four different authors which appeared in the leading nineteenth century publications of Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Lippincott's Magazine, and Scribner's Monthly. The authors included noted illustrator Howard Pyle and Maryland writer George Townsend.
Jopp, Harold D. Kent County Guide. Chestertown, MD: Kent County Bicentennial Committee, 1976.
Livingston, Jay. "Reinventing Rock Hall." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 28 (May 1998): 50-57, 92-93.
McKerrow, Steve. "Destination: Chestertown." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 26 (January 1997): 44-51, 66-68.
Manchester, Andi. "Colonial Chestertown." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 21 (September 1991): 28-32.
Manchester, Andi. "A Cruising Family Visits Rock Hall." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 20 (October 1990): 34-38.
Moore, Dick. "Way Back When [Betterton]." Maryland 20 (Spring 1988): 53.
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.
Sutton, Stanley B. Beyond the Roadgate: Kent County, 1900-1980. Privately published, 1983.
Annotation / Notes: This history of twentieth century Kent was compiled by a former Agricultural Extension Officer. Naturally enough, a great deal of emphasis is placed on the agricultural and rural heritage of the County. Pivotal 1980 leaders of the county supply commentary on their areas of expertise.
Usilton, Fred.. G. History of Kent County Maryland 1630-1916. Privately printed, [1980?].
Usilton, Fred.. G. "Washington's Views of Kent County." Old Kent 12 (Spring 1995): 1-2.
Wennersten, John R. Maryland's Eastern Shore: A Journey in Time and Place. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1992.
Annotation / Notes: Wennersten's goal is to make the reader understand the distinct society that is the eastern shore through discussion of the area's agricultural life, its race relations, and maritime society. Brief histories are given of some communities and mention made of some influential people.
Williams, John Page. "Seeking Refuge." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 24 (June 1994): 18, 20.
Annotation / Notes: Eastern Neck Island.
Willis, Bob. "Harbor to Shore-And Back Again." Maryland 27 (July/August 1995): 79, 81.
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.
Anthony, James T. "Early Attempts at Wildlife Conservation in Maryland." Old Kent 1 (December 1985): 1-2.
Davis, Lynn. "Garden Roots." Heartland of Del-Mar-Va 11 (Sunshine 1988): 154-67.
DeGast, Robert. Western Wind, Eastern Shore: A Sailing Cruise Around the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1975.
Annotation / Notes: De Gast sails a small boat around the entire DelMarVa Peninsula, an interesting voyage with useful observations.
Footner, Hulbert. Rivers of the Eastern Shore. Seventeen Maryland Rivers. New York: Holt Reinhart and Winston, 1944.
Annotation / Notes: Footner writes mostly stories about history, but he does view Chesapeake river environments from a mid-1940s perspective.