- Paperback: 364 pages
- Publisher: The Maryland Historical Society (January 1, 1989)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9780938420286
- ISBN-13: 978-0938420286
- ASIN: 0938420283
- Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 1 x 8.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 3 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,612,863 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Place Names of Maryland: Their Origin and Meaning Paperback – January 1, 1989
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Lovers of Maryland will have field clay with this inadvertently entertaining book, now in its second printing. Take an armchair trip from Accident to Zittlestown in this 364 pages of fascinating lore from one of America's oldest states.
An alphabetical listingfrom Accident (Garrett County) to Zittlestown (Washington County)of the towns and villages, estates and other historic sites, and rivers and streams of Maryland and how they got their names. This rich lode of Indian and ethnic (English, French, Scottish, Irish, German, etc.) tradition and lore is a browser's paradise and an excellent ready reference.