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By Jacqueline Zilliox

ISBN-10: 0738544078

ISBN-13: 9780738544076

ISBN-10: 1531644481

ISBN-13: 9781531644482

devoted matters of the English crown, Jesuits, and marketers first settled in Charles County within the early 1630s. the world quick sprouted into Colonial-styled plantation lifetime of precise Southern appeal. The foreign money of the day was once tobacco, even for cost of taxes and physician debts. throughout the warfare of 1812 and the Civil warfare, the typically agricultural economic climate of the county was once devastated. yet as time handed, plantations turned farmsteads, local American trails turned roadways, and the railroad created new city facilities, reminiscent of Waldorf and l. a. Plata. within the prior years, the county's self-sufficiency was once strongly displayed whilst the general public tuition approach and hearth departments have been began via deepest donations. for many of its existence, Charles County's basically supplier no longer linked to agriculture used to be the Indian Head Naval Proving flooring, referred to now because the Indian Head department, Naval floor war middle. it truly is nonetheless ranked because the county's #1 business enterprise. Tobacco nonetheless reigned because the money crop of selection until eventually 2000.

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