Sween, Jane C., and William Offutt.Montgomery County: Centuries of Change. Sun Valley, CA: American Historical Press, 1999.
Annotation / Notes: An illustrated history, using a variety of genre, arranged largely chronologically. Included is a chapter of brief histories of the County's towns. The chapter "Chronicles of Leadership" provides one to three pages histories of the businesses and organizations who sponsored the book's publication. Excellent bibliography and a four page time line of the county's history.
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.
Lampl, Elizabeth Jo, and Kimberly Prothro Williams.Chevy Chase: A Home Suburb for the Nation's Capital. Crownsville, MD: Maryland Historical Trust, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: A handsomely illustrated history of the development of this exceptionally successful DC suburban community from an architectural and planning perspective. Its appendix includes short histories of the area's architects and builders.
Sorenson, James Delmer. Folk to National Culture in Nineteenth-Century Montgomery County: Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Evidence from a Maryland Piedmont Plantation. Ph.D. diss., American University, 1987.
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