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Additional Recommended readings: Clemens, Paul G. E. The Atlantic Economy and Colonial Maryland's Eastern Shore: From Tobacco to Grain. Ithaca, N.Y: Cornell University Press, 1980. Colbert, Judy, and NetLibrary, Inc. Country Towns of Maryland…

Table of Contents:
Historical Overview
Site Inventory
Preservation Strategies
Marketing and Education

Appendices:
Site Inventory
Bibliography for Historical Overview
WVHA Preservation Ordinance

On the grounds of Providence Methodist Church there is a small cemetery southwest of the church building constructed in 1903. Martha S. Roland (d. 1905) was the first person buried in this cemetery. Burials continued in the cemetery throughout the…

Saint John’s Episcopal Church Broad Creek actively maintains a church graveyard. The graves in this cemetery range from circa 1800 to the present. Notably there are two Revolutionary War soldiers and two Revolutionary War patriots buried here. …

The Hatton family Cemetery is located in the rear of the Forest Knolls subdivision off of Livingston Road. This cemetery contains eleven known gravesites. Josias Hatton was the first buried in this cemetery in 1798 while Philip R. Edelen was the…

There is a small family cemetery for the Lyles family off of Riverview Road. This family cemetery is associated with the Want Water Ruins and contains five known gravesites.…

This was a large, two-part, two-story frame house of early 19th century Federal-type styling. It faced south and had a center stair hall. There were three, two-story brick chimneys, with fireplaces at each level. Each were in line, and marked the end…

    National Colonial Farm is an outdoor living history museum established by the Accokeek Foundation in 1958. The farm depicts life for an ordinary tobacco planting family in Prince George’s County in the 1770s. Skilled…

A Brief History concerning Prince George’s County, Maryland

by
Tammy Loxton
Thomas Paone
Amanda Rowley

December 4, 2008

In 1608, Captain John Smith described the landscape of what would become…