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Learn more about archaeology, local history, and the Douglas Point area.


The community near Douglas Point, that helped save the land around the Chiles Homesite from gravel mining.

The Archaeological Society of Maryland - A brief overview of some important archeological sites in Maryland.

William & Mary Center for Archaeological Research
The archeology consultant that evaluated the Chiles Homesite and developed this web page.

Suggested Reading

Forman, Henry Chandlee
1956 Tidewater Maryland Architecture and Gardens. Architectural Book Publishing Co., New York.

Other References

Lewes, David
2003 Unpublished historical background, Chiles Homesite and Cemetery (CH-208), Charles County, Maryland.

Lewes, David W., and Elizabeth J. Monroe
2005 "Archaeological Evaluation of Chiles Homesite (Site 18CH748), Charles County, Maryland." William & Mary Center for Archaeological Research, Williamsburg, VA. 

McConaty, Nancy Bromley.
2000 "Douglas Point Mining Plan on Slow Boil." Maryland Independent, July 7, p. A10.

Miles, Karen Jensen
2000 "Testimony Before the Charles County Board of Appeals: Douglas Point Property."
2000-2001 "Battle of Douglas Point." Potomac Review, Winter, pp. 90-93.
2005 Personal interviews.

Mueller, Gene
2000 "Gravel Mining Plan Concerns Shore Residents of Potomac." Washington Times, July 12, p. B5.

Posey, Calvert
2005 Personal interview.

Rivoire, J. Richard
1974 Mt. Pleasant: A Representative Example of Eighteenth Century Domestic Architecture of the Tidewater Maryland Region . Unpublished manuscript.

For More Information

Please contact:
Joe B. Jones
William & Mary Center for Archaeological Research
Phone: 757-221-1581
Email: [[jjbjone,]]