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Bibliography of Cumberland History
Cumberland Children's Literature
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Bishop, James W. The Glass Industry of Allegany County, Maryland: Cumberland, Mt. Savage, Lonaconing, Lavale. Cumberland, Maryland: J.W. Bishop, 1968.
Brugger, Robert J. Maryland, A Middle Temperament, 1634-1980. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press in association with the Maryland Historical Society, 1988.
Chapelle, Suzanne Ellery Greene. Maryland, A History of its People. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986.
Downton, G. David. Waterway to the West; A Brief History of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal. Allegany County, Maryland: Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Association, 1971.
Genealogical Society of Allegany County. Historic Records of Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Cumberland, Maryland. LaVale, Maryland: The Society, 1984.
Lowdermilk, William Harrison. History of Cumberland, (Maryland) From the Time of the Indian Town, Caiuctucuc, in 1728, up to the Present Day. Baltimore, Maryland: Regional Publishing Company, 1971.
McKaig, Priscilla Ellen Beall. The McKaig Journal: A Confederate Family of Cumberland. Cumberland, Maryland: Allegany County Historical Society, 1984.
Newell, Dianne. The Failure to Preserve the Queen City Hotel, Cumberland, Maryland. Washington, D.C.: Preservation Press, National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States, 1975.
Parks, A. Franklin and John B. Wiseman, eds. Maryland, Unity in Diversity: Essays on Maryland Life and Culture. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1990.
Schwartz, Lee G. Allegany County: A Pictorial History. Virginia Beach, Virginia: Donning, 1980.
Scott, Harold L.Sr. The Civil War hospitals at Cumberland & Clarysville, Maryland. Cumberland, Maryland: H.L. Scott, 1995.
Scott, Harold L. Sr. Legends of Allegany County. Cumberland, Maryland: H.L. Scott, Sr., 1994.
Stegmaier, Harry I. Jr. Allegany County: A History. Parsons, West Virginia: McClain Printing Company, 1976.
Stover, John F. History of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University Press, 1987.
Thomas, James W and T. J. C. Williams. History of Allegany County, Maryland. Baltimore, Maryland: Regional Publishing Company, 1969.
Ware, Donna M. Green Glades & Sooty Gob Piles: The Maryland Coal Region's Industrial and Architectural Past: A Preservation Guide to the Survey and Management of Historic Resources. Annapolis, Maryland: Maryland Historical Trust, Division of Historical and Cultural Programs, 1991.Children's Literature
Reeder, Carolyn. Captain Kate. New York: Avon Books, 1999.
Winslow, Barbara. Samantha Goes to Georgetown on the C & O Canal. Richmond, Virginia: Westover Publishing Company, 1973.
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