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Browne, Gary L. "Urban Centers of the Past." Maryland Heritage News 2 (Fall 1984): 6-7.
Annotation / Notes: A variety of factors effect the rise and fall of urban centers -- transportation, market, environmental, and political changes, as well as the rise of other centers. Browne presents a brief discussion of the fate of approximately ten urban centers.
Browne, Gary L. Cecil County Maryland 1608-1850 As Seen By Some Visitors and Several Essays on Local History Collected by G.E. Gifford, Jr. Rising Sun, MD: George E. Gifford Memorial Committee, Calvert School, 1974.
Johnston, George. History of Cecil County, Maryland. Elkton: Published by the author. 1881.
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.
Bridenbaugh, Carl. "The Old and New Societies of the Delaware Valley In the Seventeenth Century." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 100 (1976): 143-172.
Craig, Peter Stebbins. The 1693 Census of the Swedes on the Delaware: Family Histories of the Swedish Lutheran Church Members Residing in Pennsylvania, Delaware, West New Jersey and Cecil County, Maryland, 1638-1693. Studies in Swedish American Genealogy, no. 3. Winter Park, FL: SAG, 1993.
Kansky, Karel J. "Augustine Herman: the Leading Cartographer of the Seventeenth Century." Maryland Historical Magazine 73 (1978): 352-359.
Luckenbach, Al, and David Gadsby. "Native American Stone Celts from Colonial Contexts in the 17th Century Settlement of Providence, Maryland." Maryland Archeology, 40 (September 2004): 1-7.