County Maps of Maryland

National History Standards

Materials compiled in this document can be used by educators to fulfill the following National History Standards for Grades K-4:

    Topic 2: The History of the Studentsí Own State or Region 

        STANDARD 3: The people, events, problems, and ideas that created the history of their state. 

Standard 3D: The student understands the interactions among all these groups throughout the history of his or her state.

3-4: Investigate the influence of geography on the history of the state or region and identify issues and approaches to problems such as land use and environmental problems. [Reconstruct the literal meaning of a historical passage]

Materials compiled in this document can be used by educators to fulfill the following National History Standards for Grades 5-12:

STANDARD 2: How the industrial revolution, increasing immigration, the rapid expansion of slavery, and the westward movement changed the lives of Americans and led toward regional tensions.

Standard 2B: The student understands the first era of American urbanization.

5-12: Identify and explain the factors that caused rapid urbanization and compare the new industrialized centers with the old commercial cities. [Explain historical continuity and change]
7-12: Analyze how rapid urbanization, immigration, and industrialization affected the social fabric of early 19th-century cities. [Analyze cause-and-effect relationships]

Primary Resources

  1. DESCRIPTIONMartenet's map of Anne Arundel County, Maryland : shore lines, soundings, &c. &c. from U.S. surveys / 1st, 2d, 3d & 8th districts surveyed by Geo. W. Beall ; 4th & 5th districts surveyed by Amos R. Harman ; under the direction and drawn and published by Simon J. Martenet ; engraved & printed by T.S. Wagner ; colored & mounted by R. L. Barnes.
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : Simon J. Martenet
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     Baltimore : [S.J. Martenet], 1860
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    COPYRIGHT: Copyright and Other Restrictions
    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

  2. DESCRIPTIONMap of the city and county of Baltimore, Maryland. From original surveys by J.C. Sidney, C.E.
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : J. C. Sidney
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     Baltimore, James M. Stephens, c1857
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    COPYRIGHT: Copyright and Other Restrictions
    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

  3. DESCRIPTIONMap of the city and county of Baltimore, Maryland. From actual surveys by Robert Taylor. Lith by Hunckel & Son
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : Robert Taylor
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     Baltimore, c1857
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    COPYRIGHT: Copyright and Other Restrictions
    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

  4. DESCRIPTIONMartenet's Map of Cecil County, Maryland : from the coast, and original surveys / by Simon J. Martenet ... Baltimore
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : Simon J. Martenet
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     [Baltimore? : S. J. Martenet, 1858].
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    COPYRIGHT: Copyright and Other Restrictions
    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

  5. DESCRIPTIONMap of Caroline County, Maryland by John B. Isler.
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : John B. Isler
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     [n.p.], c1875.
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    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

  6. DESCRIPTIONMartenet's Map of Carroll County, Maryland : entirely from actual surveys / by S.J. Martenet, lith. by A. Hoen & Co.
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : Simon J. Martenet
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     Baltimore : [s.n.]. c1862
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    COPYRIGHT: Copyright and Other Restrictions
    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

  7. DESCRIPTIONMartenet's Map of Cecil County, Maryland : from the coast, and original surveys / by Simon J. Martenet ... Baltimore
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : Simon J. Martenet
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     [Baltimore? : S. J. Martenet, 1858].
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    COPYRIGHT: Copyright and Other Restrictions
    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

  8. DESCRIPTIONMap of Frederick County, Md. accurately drawn from correct instrumental surveys of all the county roads, & by Issac Bond C.E. Lithographed by E. Sachse & Co.
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : Isaac Bond
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     [Baltimore?], c1858
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    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

  9. DESCRIPTIONA map of Harford Co., Maryland, 1858. Entirely from original surveys by L.W. Herrick civil engineer. Engr. & Print. by L.N. Rosenthal. [Philadelphia?] Jennings & Herrick c1858
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : L.W. Herrick
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     [Philadelphia?], Jennings & Herrick, 1858.
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    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

  10. DESCRIPTIONMartenet's Map of Harford County, Maryland : shore lines and tide water from U.S. Coast Survey, the county from actual surveys / under direction of Simon J. Martenet, Baltimore. Schmidt & Trowe, lithographers
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : Simon J. Martenet
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     Baltimore : Simon J. Martenet, 1878
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    COPYRIGHT: Copyright and Other Restrictions
    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

  11. DESCRIPTIONMartenet's Map of Howard County, Maryland : drawn entirely from actual surveys / by Simon J. Martenet, lith. by A. Hoen & Co
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : Simon J. Martenet
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     Baltimore : John Schofield, c1860.
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    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

  12. DESCRIPTIONMartenet's map of Kent County, Maryland ; shore lines and soundings from U.S. Coast Survey, roads and inland from actual surveys by C.H. Baker, county surveyor, under the direction, and drawn, and published by Simon J. Martenet
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : Simon J. Martenet
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     Baltimore, c1860
    REPRODUCTIONS: How to Order Reproductions
    COPYRIGHT: Copyright and Other Restrictions
    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

  13. DESCRIPTIONMartenet and Bond's map of Montgomery County, Maryland / from actual surveys by S.J. Martenet & assistants ; drawn and published by Simon J. Martenet C.E
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : Simon J. Martenet
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     Baltimore : Simon J. Martenet, [1865] (Baltimore : Lith. by Schmidt & Trowe)
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    COPYRIGHT: Copyright and Other Restrictions
    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

  14. DESCRIPTIONMartenet's Map of Prince George's County, Maryland
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : Simon J. Martenet
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     Baltimore, [1861?]
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    COPYRIGHT: Copyright and Other Restrictions
    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

  15. DESCRIPTIONMap of Talbot County; with farm limits. By William H. Dilworth. Rae Smith, engraver & printer.
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : WIlliam H. Dilworth
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     [S.l.], 1858
    REPRODUCTIONS: How to Order Reproductions
    COPYRIGHT: Copyright and Other Restrictions
    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

  16. DESCRIPTIONA map of Washington Co., Maryland. Exhibiting the farms, election districts, towns, villages, roads, etc., etc. From actual survey by Thomas Taggart. Assisted by S.S. Downin. Manufactured by Chas DeSilver. Herline & Hensel, lithrographers.
    CARTOGRAPHER
    : Thomas Taggart
    DATE CREATED/PUBLISHED:
     [S.l.], L.McKee and C.G. Robertson, 1859
    REPRODUCTIONS: How to Order Reproductions
    COPYRIGHT: Copyright and Other Restrictions
    SOURCE:  Cultural Landscapes
    REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

Secondary Resources

Mathews, Edward B. "The Counties of Maryland ..." Part V, Maryland Geological Survey, (1906) VI: pp. 417-572.

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Credits

Teaching American History in Maryland is a collaborative partnership of the Maryland State Archives and the Center for History Education (CHE), University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), and the following sponsoring school systems: Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Baltimore City Public School System, Baltimore County Public Schools, and Howard County Public Schools.

Other program partners include the Martha Ross Center for Oral History, Maryland Historical Society, State Library Resource Center/Enoch Pratt Free Library, with assistance from the National Archives and Records Administration and the Library of Congress. The program is funded through grants from the U.S. Department of Education.

This document packet was researched and developed by Nancy Bramucci.

 

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