Cindy Lee shares memories of her dad, Bill Bowman, and gifts his parade uniform worn in local parades as a member of the Susquehanna Hose Company.
Chalkware was used for many things in the mid-century 1900s
Catherine Williams Burks is a most warm, gentle, and accomplished woman who, when she smiles, causes you to wonder what she’s remembering or the secret she might not share.
The Derby Cafe in Havre de Grace was well-known in the 1940s. Learn a bit more about this interesting location in bite-sized pieces. Enjoy our ‘casual historian’s video.’
So often we think we know someone. But having interviewed 20+ residents of Havre de Grace, I’ve learned there is so much more to an individual than just the circumstance of how we might have interacted with them. Robert “Bob” Carson is a great example. Enjoy the interview!
Our city of Havre de Grace on the shores where the Susquehanna River meets the Upper Chesapeake Bay, has been visited by an amazing array of watercraft over the years. Check out the variety in this blog post. We think you’ll be surprised!
Tolls are nothing new. But our casual historian of HdG has a bit of interesting bite-sized pieces of bridge tolls history of our area to share.
Kathryn Asher was a woman ahead of her time. An entrepreneurial business woman, active in the community, and actively involved with family. Read more about her and the Havre de Grace Distributing Co.
Listen to Ms. Jane Currier share a bit of history of the neighborhood where she grew up. She points out a few historical and architectural points of the houses on the southern most section of Market St. Listening, you, too might hear the geese and the low chatter of fishermen of days long gone.
Jane Currier is one of our casual historian’s favorite people! Here he shares a bit of his Currier Collection. Enjoy!
Newcomers become a part of the tapestry of our community. And Camay Calloway Brooks Murphy is a golden thread. Read about the remarkable lady – truly a gift!