By Jacqueline Zilliox
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Trustworthy topics of the English crown, Jesuits, and marketers first settled in Charles County within the early 1630s. the world fast sprouted into Colonial-styled plantation lifetime of particular Southern attraction. The foreign money of the day was once tobacco, even for cost of taxes and health professional debts. throughout the battle of 1812 and the Civil conflict, the customarily agricultural economic climate of the county was once devastated.
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Charles County (Images of America) by Jacqueline Zilliox