Eps 21 The Measure of Havre de Grace
Our episode looks at the measure of Havre de Grace through yardsticks and rulers – a fun collectible offering a bit of local history. Join our ‘casual historian’ at Bahoukas!
Eps 20 First Responders of Havre de Grace
Havre de Grace’s First Responders play a most important role in our city’s safety. Our ‘casual historian’ shares the beginnings of his collection of patches and badges.
Eps 19 Harry Jones – HdG Warrior
Gathering local history is much more interesting when we receive surprise packages in the mail. See what Harry Jones sent us from Florida recently!
Eps 18 Canning and Merchant Tokens
The use of canning and merchant tokens has a long history. In Havre de Grace, canneries gave tokens to their workers that could be used to buy goods or receive pay. Merchants also used them to encourage your return to their store.
Eps 17 Canning Labels and Stencils
Many love collecting canning labels. Our casual historian talks about Havre de Grace labels and stencils used for painting boxes. Check us out!
Eps 16 Fun and Games at the Hatem Store
The Hatem Store in Havre de Grace (later called the House of Bargains) offered some interesting game machines from the 1930s to the early 1960s.
Eps 15 Havre de Grace Seafood Festivals
Havre de Grace has offered great food and music at her Seafood Festivals since 1980. Learn a bit more from our HdG casual historian!
Eps 14 Collector Plates Offer Intriguing Details
When researching local history, one doesn’t usually think too much about collector plates. But intriguing info can often be found on these. Listen to George, our ‘causual historian’
Eps 13 Brief History of Havre de Grace Bottles
A good deal can be learned about industries of old when studying vintage bottles of Havre de Grace. Dairies, distilleries, breweries, and pharmacies are just a few mentioned in this post.
Esp 12 Part 3 of 3 Gathering the Details
In our final post of Eps 12, we share the ;unique places you might find details for your local history search. Join our ‘casual historian’ of Havre de Grace!
Eps 12 Part 2 of 3 Gathering the Details
Part 2 shares resources like Phone Directories, various books about Havre de Grace, and more. The more resources the better the details…usually! Sometimes it adds confusion!
Eps 12 Part 1 of 3 Gathering the Details
Gathering the details of local history is a challenge with many twists and turns. Addresses for the same building may change. Dates confused. Enjoy Part 1 of 3 as our ‘casual historian’ shares his adventures.
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