Lost towns of Tidewater, Maryland

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Publisher:
Tidewater Publishers,
Pub. Date:
2000.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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In the years between 1668 and 1751, the government of Maryland envisioned an urban development program unrivaled in scope by any other colony except Virginia. Unwilling to allow development to occur naturally, both the Lord Proprietor and the legislature tried to create towns, ignoring the social, economic, and topographic realities that would doom most of them to short lives. The background of Marylands attempt at urbanization is complex and perplexing. It is a history laced with proclamations and laws, acts and supplementary acts, all of which flowed against the grain of rural plantation society, as time and experience eventually proved. Of the 130 sites designated in the tidewater section of the state, less than a score exist today as cities or towns of any note. The others, the majority, shared a common endthey disappeared into oblivion, destroyed by the sequence of tumultuous events that shaped Marylands past. This is the story of ten lost towns, chosen to represent a cross section of all. Each was unique in the manner in which it was given birth, flickered into existence against all odds, matured, and finally expired. The story of Marylands lost towns is not a simple tale of buildings and wharves, but a history of the people, both freemen and slaves, who created them, lived and worked in them, defended them, and died with them.
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subject_facet Cities and towns -- Maryland -- History -- 17th century, Cities and towns -- Maryland -- History -- 18th century, City planning -- Maryland -- History -- 17th century, City planning -- Maryland -- History -- 18th century, Kuethe Library Historical & Genealogical Research Center - H, Maryland -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775, Maryland -- History, Local, Maryland -- Politics and government -- To 1775, Maryland Gold Star Collection
title_display Lost towns of Tidewater, Maryland
title_full Lost towns of Tidewater, Maryland / Donald G. Shomette, Lost towns of Tidewater, Maryland [Gold Star] / Donald G. Shomette, Lost towns of Tidewater, Maryland [Kuethe] / Donald G. Shomette
title_short Lost towns of Tidewater, Maryland
topic_facet Cities and towns, City planning, History, History, Local, Politics and government