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Bayley, Ned. "Colesville-In the Beginning." Montgomery County Story 36 (February 1993): 237-48.
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.
Cook, Eleanor M. V. "Georgetown: Jewel of Montgomery County-Part II." Montgomery County Story 42 (February 1999): 61-76.
Himmelheber, Peter. "A Ramble Down Ramble: The Road from St. Joseph Chapel to St. Aloysius Chapel." Chronicles of St. Mary's 47 (Spring 1999): 354-59.
Annotation / Notes: A study of the land patents along a road which once ran between two religious congregations.
Jones, Carleton. Streetwise Baltimore: The Story Behind Baltimore Street Names. [Baltimore?]: Bonus Books, 1991.
Annotation / Notes: Brief, quick descriptions of street and neighborhoods names, including some surrounding communities in other counties. Includes a history of the city's development.
Kelbaugh, Jack. "The Shipley's Choice Tract; Part II: More Than Three Centuries of Fascinating History." Anne Arundel County History Notes 20 (April 1989): 1-3.
Lister, Dawn Sheets. "Calvert County Maryland: The Physical and Human Geography of the 'Charm of the Chesapeake'." Calvert Historian 11 (Spring 1996): 43-55.
Molter, Nelson J. An Illustrated History of Severna Park, Anne Arundel County, Maryland: The Annapolis Short Line & W.B.A. Railroads, with A Brief Mention of the Surrounding Communities. [Annapolis, MD]: [Whitmore Print. & Stationary Co.], 1969.
Olson, Sherry H. Baltimore: The Building of an American City. Revised edition. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: The product of a geographer, this excellent history of Baltimore focuses on its physical growth as an urban center. Special emphasis is placed on how the city, and its inhabitants, handled the changes brought about by city growth.
Randolph, B. S. "History of the Maryland Coal Region." Journal of the Alleghenies 29 (1993): 47-62.
Annotation / Notes: Originally published by the Maryland Geological Survey, in 1905, this work discusses the development of Allegany County's mining industry, including the unionization of the miners.
Sagle, Lawrence. "Beautiful Hills of Garrett." Glades Star 5 (September 1977): 37, 40-41.
Tracey, Grace L., and John P. Dern. Pioneers of Old Monocacy: The Early Settlement of Frederick County, Maryland, 1721-1743. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987.
Annotation / Notes: A history of that portion of Prince George's County that in 1748 became Frederick County as told through the stories of the original land patents and their owners. The appendix includes many handy lists including a list of 1733-1734 inhabitants, early German Settlers, and Frederick County Muster Rolls, ca. 1757.
Allen, Bob. "U.S. Route 40 in Maryland." Maryland 24 (Winter 1991): 38-43.
Astarita, Patti, and Jim Tomlin. "The C & D Canal." Heartland of Del-Mar-Va 12 (Sunshine 1990): 152-55.
Baer, Christopher T. Canals and Railroads of the Mid-Atlantic States. Wilmington: Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, 1981.
Annotation / Notes: Excellent maps.
Durrenberger, Joseph A. Turnpikes: A Study of the Toll Road Movement in the Middle Atlantic States and Maryland. Valdosta, GA: Southern Stationery and Printing Co., 1931; reprint, 1968.
Annotation / Notes: A fine treatment of the subject with an excellent bibliography.
Footner, Hulbert. Rivers of the Eastern Shore: Seventeen Maryland Rivers. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1944 (1979).
Annotation / Notes: Another of the famed "Rivers of America" series and a Maryland classic, illustrated by Baltimore artist Aaron Sopher.
Ghega, Carl von. The Baltimore--Ohio Railroad over the Alleghany Mountain Range, etc. Wien, Kaulfuss, Witwe, Pranke and Comp.:1844.
Annotation / Notes: In German, but portions have been translated. The superb illustrations, of early locomotives, bridges, etc., have appeared in many railroad histories.
Grimsley, George P. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. N. p. 1933.
Annotation / Notes: The author, a geologist, takes the reader through the country--coastal plain, Blue Ridge, Appalachian valley and plateau, and interior plains--traversed by the railroad.
High, Mike. The C&O Canal Companion. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: A practical guide with good maps and interesting historical commentary.
High, Mike. A History of Road Building in Maryland. Baltimore: State Roads Commission of Maryland, 1958.
Annotation / Notes: A good summary with many interesting references.