St. Mary’s County Historical Society
Publication & Services Available
To  place an order for publications please call our bookstore for availability and shipping.
for more information call us at 301-475-2467 or email at: bookstore@stmaryshistory.org
 
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African Americans
Free African Americans of Maryland and Delaware from the Colonial Period to 1800 (Heinegg) $40.00
 
 
Census Records
Charles County Census Records $12.00
The First Census; The 1790 Census of Charles Co., MD (Schuhart & Beaven)
 
Charles County Census Records $14.00
The Second Census; The 1800 Census of Charles Co., MD (Schuhart & Beaven)
 
Charles County Census Records $15.00
The Third Census; The 1810 Census of Charles Co., MD (Schuhart & Beaven)
 
Charles County Census Records $14.00
The Fourth Census; The 1820 Census of Charles Co., MD (Schuhart & Beaven)
 
Charles County Census Records $16.00
The Fifth Census; The 1830 Census of Charles Co., MD (Schuhart & Beaven)
 
Charles County Census Records $18.00
The Sixth Census; The 1840 Census of Chalres Co., MD (Schuhart & Schindler)
 
Charles County Census Records $23.00
1850 Census of Charles Co., MD (Reno)
 
Charles County Census Records $43.00
1870 Census of Charles Co., MD (Nelson)
 
Charles County Census Records $28.00
1860 Census of Charles Co. (Nelson)
 
Charles County Census Records $43.00
1880 Census of Charles Co., MD (Nelson)
 
Eleventh Census of the United States 1890 $15.00
 
St. Mary's County Census Records $14.00
The 1790 Census of St. Mary's County (St. Mary's County Historical Society)
 
St. Mary's County Census Records $14.00
1800 Census of St. Mary's County (St. Mary's County Historical Society)
 
St. Mary's County Census Records $14.00
1810 Census of St. Mary's Co., MD (St. Mary's County Historical Society)
 
St. Mary's County Census Records $14.00
1820 Census of St. Mary's County, MD (Schuhart for the St. Mary's County Historical Society)
 
St. Mary's County Census Records $22.00
1850 Census of St. Mary's Co., MD (St. Mary's County Historical Society)
 
St. Mary's County Census Records $29.00
1860 Census of St. Mary's Co., MD (Evans)
 
St. Mary's County Census Records $72.00
1870 Census of St. Mary's Co., MD (St. Mary's County Historical Society)
 
St. Mary's County Census Records $44.00
1880 Census of St. Mary's Co., MD (Nelson)
 
St. Mary's County Census Records $39.00
1910 Census of St. Mary's Co., MD (St. Mary's County Historical Society)
 
St. Mary's County Census Records $44.00
1920 Census of St. Mary's Co., MD (Nelson)
 
St. Mary's County Census Records $42.00
1930 Census of St. Mary's Co., MD (Nelson)
 
St. Mary's County Census Records $44.00
Index for the 1940 Census of St. Mary's Co., MD (Internet and Microfilm on disk) (Nelson)
 
 
Charles County History
Charles County Gentry (Newman) $32.00
 
In Perspective: William Smallwood (Maryland Department of Natural Resources) $10.00
 
Thomas Stone - Elusive Maryland Signer (Wearmouth) $30.00
 
 
Children's Books
B is for Blue Crab; a Maryland Alphabet (Menendez) $20.00
 
Goodnight Maryland (Gemble) $15.00
 
Lucky to Live in Maryland (Kate Jerome) $19.00
This is part of a state series for children at the elementary school or early middle school level. It can become a keepsake because it includes read-aloud rhymes, fun facts about Maryland, and write-in spaces to record a child's personal memories. The child can learn how to make a "Kid's Time Capsule."
 
The Chesapeake Cats and the Easter Surprise (Davis, Judd) $15.00
 
 
Chronicles of St. Mary's
Bound Volumes $15.00
Volumes 1, 2, 10, 11
 
Past Individual Issues $4.00
 
 
Cookbooks
Elysse's Top Tomato Cookbook (Davis, Judd) $16.00
 
Kentucky Kindred Cookbook $15.00
On CD. Acquired at the Maryland to Kentucky Reunion 2017
 
Maryland's Historic Restaurants and Their Recipes (O'Brien/Schenck) $20.00
 
Meet Paris Oyster (Guiliano) $15.00
A Love Affair with the Perfect Food
 
Oyster Recipes of St. Mary's County, Maryland (Loker) $15.00
 
Treasured Recipes of Old St. Mary's (St. Mary's Academy Alumni Assn) $15.00
 
 
Court Records
Annual Valuations and Assessments 1780-1841 (Ranzetta) $23.00
 
Court Dockets EJM 1829-1847 (Administrative Accounts-EJM) and
Orphans Court Bonds EJM 1803-1845 (Schuhart)
 
Debt Books of St Mary's County 1753-1758 (Reno) $27.00
 
Judgments of St. Mary's County Court, 1807-1841 $20.00
 
Land Commission Records of St. Mary's County 1843-1884 $30.00
 
Orphans Court Dockets EJM 1809-1840
 
Proceedings of the Orphans Court of St. Mary's County, Maryland $28.00
Book I (1777-1801) and Book II (1801-1809) (Fenwick)
 
Proceedings of the Orphans Court of St. Mary's County, Maryland $22.00
Book IV-A (1826-1829) (Blackwell)
 
Proceedings of the Orphans Court of St. Mary's County, Maryland $26.00
Book V-B
 
Proceedings of the Orphans Court of St. Mary's County, Maryland $26.00
Book IV-B, (January 1820-Nov 1833); Book V-A, (Nov. 1833-June 1836)
 
Proceedings of the Orphans Court of St. Mary's County, Maryland, $23.00
Book III (1809-1826) (Blackwell)
 
St. Mary's County Patent Records 1635-1946 (Reno) $18.00
 
 
Education
In Relentless Pursuit of an Education; $15.00
African American Stories from a Century of Segregation (1865-1967) (Unified Committee for African American Contributions)
 
 
Family History
 
Local History
A Most Convenient Place, Leonardtown, Maryland 1650-1950 (Loker) $30.00
Note: Available ONLY from the Leonardtown Town Office, PO Box 1, Leonardtown, MD 20650; phone: 301-475-9791
 
Bits and Pieces; Reflections at Age 93 (Guyther) $15.00
 
Bootleggers' Bash (May 2014) $10.00
First Program in series "Ordinary People... Extraordinary Accomplishments" DVD (Phocus Video)
 
Chesapeake Oysters (Livie) $25.00
The Bay's Foundation and Future
 
Christmas Memories from St. Mary's County (Loker) $3.00
 
Ghostly Tales from America's Jails $10.00
(used)
 
Landfall Along the Chesapeake (Schmidt) $35.00
 
Oysters ... 1634 to Spats (May 2016) $10.00
Third Program in series "Ordinary People... Extraordinary Accomplishments" DVD (Phocus Video)
 
Piney Point Memories (Waikart) $14.00
 
Reminiscences (Guyther)
 
Reminscences II (Guyther) $25.00
 
Stores as Community Centers ... We Miss Them! $10.00
Fourth program in series "Ordinary People .. Extraordinary Accomplishments" DVD (Phocus Video)
 
The Best of St. Mary's (Dunn) $28.00
 
The Good Old Days on the Patuxent (Knott) $56.00
 
The Oyster Wars of Chesapeake Bay (Wennersten) $25.00
 
Tobacco Culture in St. Mary's County; 1634 to Present (May 2015) $10.00
Second Program in series "Ordinary People... Extraordinary Accomplishments; DVD (Phocus Video)
 
 
Maps
Menard Map $5.00
 
 
Maryland History
Adventurers, Cavaliers, Patriots; Ancestors Remembered $15.00
(National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Maryland)
 
Behind the Maryland Scene; Women of Influence 1600-1800 $10.00
{National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Maryland)
 
Flags & Seals of Maryland and the United States $10.00
(National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Maryland)
 
From Necessity, Not Choice: Lessons in Democracy from Maryland's Past $10.00
Center for the Study of Democracy, Joint Project of St. Mary's College of Maryland and Historic St. Mary's City
 
Kiplin Hall; Birthplace of Maryland $10.00
DVD; Maryland Public Television
 
Life in Maryland in the Seventeenth Century (Turner) $4.00
 
Lighting Up; the History of the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (Gough) $15.00
 
Maryland Lost and Found ... Again (Meyer) $16.00
 
The James Adams Floating Theatre (Gillespie) $35.00
 
 
Military History
Calendar of Events - St. Mary's County in the American Revolution $2.00
(St. Mary's County Bicentennial Commission)
 
Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates (Beitzell) $39.00
 
Three Cheers for the Chesapeake! (Richter) $40.00
History of the 4th Maryland Light Artillery Battery in the Civil War. The author, Rick Richter, is a member of the St. Mary's County Historical Society.
 
Valor in a Border State; Confederate Soldiers of St. Mary's County, Maryland (Long) $25.00
 
 
Religion
A History of Methodist Churches in St. Mary's County, Maryland $2.00
 
Jesuit Missions of St. Mary's County, Maryland (Beitzell) $40.00
 
Maryland Designee; the First Wall Between Church and State (Jackson) $10.00
Center for the Study of Democracy, Joint Project of St. Mary's College of Maryland and Historic St. Mary's City
 
St. John's Parish, 1690-1990; The Same Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow $3.00
 
 
St. Mary's County History
"... once the Metropolis of Maryland" (Hurry) $5.00
The History and Archaeology of Maryland's First Capital
 
A History of St. Mary's County (Fenwick) $1.50
 
Celebrating a Century of Caring
(A history of the St. Mary's Hospital) Available through the Hospital's Administrative Office
 
Dawning of a New Community: 1940-1965; Pioneered by Norman & Harvey Zimmerman (Bange) $15.00
Describes life and history of the Stauffer Mennonites of Southern Maryland
 
History of St. Mary's County, Maryland, 1634-1990 (Hammett) $56.00
 
History of St. Mary's Six Court Houses 1644-2002 (Loker) $6.00
 
I'm Goin' Down County (Ranzetta) $35.00
 
Life at Priest Point; $3.00
A Cultural & Natural History Tour of NAS Patuxent River Webster Field Annex, St. Inigoes, Maryland
 
Memories of Sotterley (Knott) $30.00
 
Ocean Hall; Discovery of an American Classic (Boyd) $45.00
 
Slack Water; Oral Folk History of Southern Maryland; $18.00
a Journal of the Southern Maryland Documentation Project. Vol. I: St. George Island; Vol. II: Cedar Point; Vol. III: The Tobacco Issue; Vol. IV: Crassostrea virgniica; Vol. VI: Te Rural Issue; Vol. VI: The Instant City
 
St. Mary's County (Grubber) $25.00
(Postcard History Series)
 
St. Mary's County Sheriffs; 375 Years $15.00
St. Mary's County Sheriff's Department
 
St. Mary's Libraries ... Past and Present $5.00
(Carver Elementary: First Grade Students 1999-2000)
 
The Murder of Joseph Henry Ching; A Legend Examined (Loker) $6.00
 
The Plundering Time (Liston, Zimmermann, Brady) $10.00
 
Where Maryland Began ... the Colonial History of St. Mary's County (Shoemaker)
 
Yesterday in Old St. Mary's County (Pogue) $30.00
 
 
Vital Records
Birth Index of St. Mary's, Charles and Calvert Counties, Maryland 1889-1919 (Baker) $38.00
 
Burials from Tombstones, Grave Markers, and Church Registers of St. Mary's County, Maryland (Tice)
1634-1994 (OUT OF STOCK)
 
Charles County Court Marriage Records 1866-1886 *Schuhart) $15.00
 
Coroner's Inquests, St. Mary's County $28.00
1821-1921
 
Death Index of St. Mary's, Charles, and Calvert Counties, Maryland 1898-1923 (Higgs) $28.00
 
Death Notices (1900-1930) from the St. Mary's Beacon (Nelson) $32.00
 
Index to Obituaries, Memorials and Death Notices 1931-1969;(Long) $32.00
The St. Mary's Enterprise and the Enterprise
 
Index to The Enterprise Obituaries (1970-2014) (Nelson) $45.00
 
Marriage Records, St. Mary's County, Maryland 1897-1915 (Nelson) $30.00
from Marriage Liber E.B.A. No.
 
Marriage Records, St. Mary's County, Maryland 1915-1940 (Nelson)
from Marriage Liber E.B.A. No. 2
 
Marriage Records, St. Mary's County, Maryland 1940-1949 (Nelson) $32.00
from Marriage Liber E.B.A> No. 3
 
Marriage Records, St. Mary's County, Maryland 1949-1960 (Nelson)
fom Marriage Liber E.B.A. No. 4
 
Marriages and Death, St. Mary's County, 1634-1990 (Fresco) $56.00
 
Obituaries, Memorials and Death Notices 1883-1902 and 1912-1930 (Long)
from the St. Mary's Enterprise
 
St. Mary's County Wills 1721-1802 (Reno) $35.00
 
St. Mary's County Wills 1803-1820 (Reno) $40.00
 
 
St.  Mary's County Historical Society, Inc. a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.