“Victorian” Era to the Great Depression

Web Resources

Rock Hall
Book advertising Rock Hall as a summer and health resort by Rock Hall Land & Improvement Company, 1893.

1880 Kent County Census
Full text of handwritten census records.

1900 Kent County Census
Full text of handwritten census records.

1910 Kent County Census
Full text of handwritten census records.

Oystering in Kent County
“Survey of Oyster Bars in Kent County, Maryland,” 1912

Invention of the Ouija Board
New York World magazine article dated 23 May 1920 telling the story of the invention of the Ouija board.

Kent County Bridges
List of Kent County bridges (most originally constructed in the 1930s) with links to more detailed information.

Kent County Railroads
List of railroad structures still standing in Kent County.

Kent County Patentees
Link to patents granted to Kent County residents dating from 1867-1912, many of them related to farming and agriculture.

Betterton and Tolchester Beach
History of Betterton and Tolchester Resorts from Chesapeake Bay Magazine, 2004.

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