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Clawson, Frank D. "Thomas Kennedy--Hagerstown's 'Thomas Jefferson.'" Cracker Barrel 17 (July 1987): 11.
Clem, Richard E. "Washington County Has an Unsung Confederate Hero!" Cracker Barrel 19 (January 1990): 12-14.
Annotation / Notes: Major James Breathed.
Curtis, Peter H. "Murder in Western Maryland: The Life and Death of George Swearingen, Sheriff of Washington County." Maryland Historical Magazine 88 (Fall 1993): 286-96.
Stotelmeyer, Steven R. "The Reno Monument Story." Maryland Cracker Barrel 19 (September 1989): 17, 19-20.
Stutesman, John Hale. "Stephen Ulrich of Washington County, Maryland." Mennonite Family History 12 (April 1993): 78-79.
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.
Davis, A. Vernon. "The Local Scene." Cracker Barrel 18 (August 1988): 3, 5-7.
Annotation / Notes: Smithsburg.
Long, Helen R. Index for the Washington County Section of Scharf's History of Western Maryland, Volume 2. Manhattan, KS: Privately published, 1984.
Schildt, John W. "Custer Rested and Dined in Smithsburg on Sunday, July 5, 1863." Cracker Barrel 18 (August 1988): 9.
Strain, Paula M. The Blue Hills of Maryland: History Along the Appalachian Trail on South Mountain and the Catoctins. Vienna, VA: Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, 1993.
Annotation / Notes: Strain states that the Maryland portion of the Appalachian Trail has more history than any other part of the path. She presents this history as one would encounter it along the trail, heading north from Harpers Ferry to Pennsylvania. A great deal of this history relates to the Civil War. She also tells the history of the Trail itself.
Williams, T .J. C. The History of Washington County, Maryland, From the Earliest Settlements of the Present Time, Including A History of Hagerstown. Baltimore: Regional Publishing Co., 1968.
Marcum, Deanna B. Good Books in a Country Home: The Public Library as Cultural Force in Hagerstown, Maryland, 1878-1920. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994.
Marcum, Deanna Bowling. The Rural Public Library: Hagerstown, Maryland, 1878-1920. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland at College Park, 1991.
Marcum, Deanna B. "The Rural Public Library in America at the Turn of the Century." Libraries and Culture 26 (Winter 1991): 87-99.
Marcum, Deanna B. "Maryland's Best Kept Humanities Secrets: Civil War Museums and Sites in Maryland." Maryland Humanities (Spring 1998): 27.
Musey, Reuben L. "Washington and Lincoln Both Visited Our County as President." Cracker Barrel 17 (February 1988): 28-29.
Ott, Cynthia. "A Sportman's Paradise: The Woodmont Rod and Gun Club." Maryland Historical Magazine 92 (Summer 1997): 218-37.
Donnelly, Ralph. "Prize-winning National Pike History." Maryland Cracker Barrel 19 (July 1989): 6-7.
Hollis, Jeffrey R., and Charles S. Roberts. East End: Harpers Ferry to Cumberland, 1842-1992. Baltimore: Barnard Roberts, 1992. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
Reaves, Ronald E. "Inventor of Telephone Visited Westminster Exchange in 1884." Cracker Barrel 18 (November 1988): 13, 15.
Reese, Timothy J. "Gapland Turnpike: Ribbon of History." Maryland Historical Magazine 85 (Spring 1990): 77-84.
Boyd, Charles A. "George Alfred Townsend and the War Correspondents Memorial." Civil War Times Illustrated 16 (1977): 10-13.
Brown, Kent Masterson. "Greenhorns and Honey Bees: The One Hundred and Thirty-Second Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry at Antietam." Lincoln Herald 81 (1979): 202-206.
Hein, David. A Student's View of the College of St. James on the Eve of the Civil War: The Letters of W. Wilkins Davis (1842-1866). Lewiston, NY: E. Mellen Press, 1988.