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Fenwick, LaVerne M. "Cherryfields on the St. Mary's River, St. Mary's County." Chronicles of St. Mary's 37 (Summer 1989): 230-33.
Fenwick, LaVerne M. Inventory of Historic Sites in Calvert County, Charles County, and St. Mary's County. Annapolis, MD: Maryland Historical Trust, 1980.
Jackson, Faith. "Vanishing Assets." Chronicles of St. Mary's 33 (September 1985): 293-299.
Annotation / Notes: Scotland Beach Hotel.
Jackson, Faith. "Restoration Plan is Established for Maryland's Sotterley Plantation." Historic Preservation News 34 (October/November 1994): 37, 43.
Richardson, Julia H. "Restoration of the Plains Plantation Family and Slave Cemeteries." Chronicles of St. Mary's 40 (Summer 1992): 129-33.
Richardson, Julia H. Sotterley Mansion, St. Mary's County, Maryland; Notes on Its History and Architecture and Photos of the Mansion Today and in the 1910-1914 Period. Historic American Buildings Survey, National Park Service, 1961.
Stone, Gary Wheeler. "Reconstructing the Shifting Boundaries of St. John's with Addition c. 1720-1780, St. Mary's City, Maryland." Chronicles of St. Mary's 37 (Fall 1989): 249-52.
Stone, Garry W. Society, Housing, and Architecture in Early Maryland: John Lewger's St. John's. Ph.D. Diss., University of Pennsylvania, 1982.
Woodburn, Patrick. "Pleasant Valley Centernary-July 25, 1993." Chronicles of St. Mary's 41 (Winter 1993): 261-64.
Carr, Lois Green. "The Metropolis of Maryland': A Comment on Town Development Along the Tobacco Coast." Maryland Historical Magazine 69 (Summer 1974): 124-45.
Annotation / Notes: Many towns in the Chesapeake area failed during the seventeenth century. Towns were not needed as commercial centers for the tobacco trade, the major economy of the area at that time. Carr uses St. Mary's City as an example of such a failure.
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.
Guyther, J. Roy. Charlotte Hall, The Village Which Grew From a School: Two Hundred Years, 1797-1997. Mechanicsville, MD: J. R. Guyther, 1997.
Hughes, Elizabeth. "A Profile of Chaptico in 1821: The Partition of Philip Key's Real Estate." Chronicles of St. Mary's 43 (Fall 1995): 49-62.
Annotation / Notes: A history of this commercial community as interpreted by the 1821 survey and plat developed for the division of Key's estate.
Jarboe, J. Patrick. "St. Mary's City Motel." Chronicles of St. Mary's 32 (October 1984): 193.
King, Julia A. "Rural Life in Mid-19th Century St. Mary's County: The Susquehanna Farm at Cedar Point." Chronicle of St. Mary's 38 (Spring 1990): 289-300.
Annotation / Notes: A discussion of the nineteenth century rural character of St. Mary's County as seen through life at Susquehanna Farm. Two worlds inhabited the farm. The world of the land owner and his family and the world of the slaves who worked the farm.
Ranzetta, Kirk E. "From Rat Proof Corn Cribs to St. Peter's Chapel: The Builders and Buildings in Leonardtown." Chronicles of St. Mary's 46 (Fall 1998): 301-12.
Annotation / Notes: A history of Leonardtown as seen through the works of a group of nineteenth century architects and builders.
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.
Sword, Gerald J. "House Cove Point Lookout State Park." Chronicles of St. Mary's 26 (July 1978): 391-402.
Annotation / Notes: This article compiled all available information on House Cove. It, therefore, serves as a good example of the wide variety of resources that can be found and utilized when researching a Maryland property.
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.
Faust, Page T. "Keeping History Alive at Sotterly Plantation." Chronicles of St. Mary's 46 (Winter 1998): 338-39.
Faust, Page T. "Maryland's Best Kept Humanities Secrets: Sotterley Plantation." Maryland Humanities (July/August 1994): 27.
Faust, Page T. "Sotterley Plantation in St. Mary's County." In Context 7 (February 1999): [4].
Faust, Page T. "The Mystery of the Bell." A Briefe Relation, 24 (Summer 2002): 3.
Faust, Page T. "Vanishing Landmarks." Chronicles of St.Mary's, 50 (Summer 2002): 203.