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Montgomery County Resources

Montgomery County Historical Society
This site lists resources and exhibits maintained by the Montgomery County Historical Society including information on their hours of operation. It also contains a link to the Montgomery County Genealogy Club which is a part of the Historical Society.  The mailing address to each is listed below.

Books on Montgomery County

Dona Cuttler who has contributed a great deal of information to these pages has written several  books of interest to genealogists researching their roots in Montgomery County. The first is  "The History of Hyattstown ", Maryland. The book was written for the Bicentennial Celebration of Hyattstown. This book contains chapters which encompass the Founding 1780's through 1860, The Civil War Years , Post -War Years, and a house by house pictorial history using old photographs. Also included: directories of postmasters, postal patrons, physicians, two historical poems written about the residents and businesses, charts of the town lots and residents in various years, historical sketches of four churches and their ministers and muster rolls of men who served in various wars. The cover of the book is adorned with a street scene of Hyattstown, an original artwork by artist Louise Ehlers.  

The second of these books is "The Cemeteries of Hyattstown" which covers the cemeteries located in Hyattstown, Maryland. This book also contains a full name index.

Other books attributed to Ms. Cuttler are:
"The History of Dickerson, Mouth of Monacacy, Oakland Mills & Sugarloaf Mountain"
"The History of Comus"
"The Genealogical Companion to Rural Montgomery Cemeteries"
"Montgomery Circuit Records, 1788-1988"
"The History of Poolesville" by Dona L. Cuttler & Dorothy J. Elgin "

These books and others are available through Heritage Books, of Pointer Ridge, Bowie, Md.

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This page was last updated Saturday, 13-May-2006 07:44:05 MDT