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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.
Blake, Allison. "Chestertown Awaits You." Peninsula Pacemaker 20 (June 1992): 18-20, 22.
Cooper, Carolyn E. Worton Gleanings: A History of Union M. E. Church and the Development of the Area of Worton, Maryland. Silver Spring, MD: Family Line Pubs., 1983.
Dierker, Charmayne. "Early Agriculture in Kent County." Old Kent 16 (Summer 1999): 1; "Part II." Old Kent 16 (Fall 1999): 3; "Part III." Old Kent 16 (Winter 1999): 1-2.
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.
Earle, Swepson. "Early History of Tolchester." Kent Shoreman 9 (September 1974): 41ff.
Annotation / Notes: A bare-bones history of the ownership of Tolchester.
Forman, Henry Chandlee. The Rolling Year on Maryland's Upper Eastern Shore. Centreville, MD: Corsica Bookshop, 1985.
Forman, Henry Chandlee. "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?].