Allman, William G. "Bethesda Park: 'The Handsomest Park in the United States'." Montgomery County Story 34 (August 1991): 165-76.
Annotation / Notes: Amusement parks, often owned by the same individuals who controlled public transportation, encouraged the spread of development. Bethesda Park, which only existed for about five years, played such a role in Bethesda.
Blumgart, Pamela James, ed.At the Head of the Bay: A Cultural and Architectural History of Cecil County, Maryland. Elkton, MD: Cecil Historical Trust, 1996.
Annotation / Notes: This beautifully illustrated book presents a history of the development of the county along with a history of its architecture, including house forms, methods of construction, and outbuildings, along with brief write-ups on 700 historic sites.
Boyd, Thomas Hulings Stockton.The History of Montgomery County, Maryland, from its earliest settlement in 1650 to 1879. Clarksburgh, MD [Baltimore, W. K. Boyle & son, printers], 1879; reprint, Baltimore: Regional Pub. Co, 1968.
Annotation / Notes: Written following the American, and the County's, Centennial, this work places special emphasis on land grants and prominent men. Includes a directory of the towns, villages, and residents.
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