Mid-Maryland: A Crossroads of History

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The region of Mid-Maryland has been a historical crossroads, vital in the development of Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region. This collection of compelling and insightful essays offers fresh perspectives on an area incomparably rich in history; taking the reader on a tour of some of the most critical themes—such as the events and effects of the Civil War, African American history and historic preservation efforts—in the region's past. Editors Powell and Thompson have compiled contributions from professional and amateur historians, creating an invaluable and accessible collection sure to appeal to all with an interest in sharing and preserving Mid-Maryland's past.
ISBN: 9781596290716
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Maryland
Series: American Chronicles
Images: 33
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Mike Powell and Bruce Thompson are professors of History at Frederick Community College in Frederick, Maryland. They compiled the writings in Mid-Maryland from the Millennium Crossroads History Conference , hosted by Mid-Maryland's Catoctin Center.