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.
Christmas Ornaments make a great collectible as well as a wonderful souvenir gift from Havre de Grace. Our city has had a variety of beautiful pieces created over the years. View our beginning collection!
Part 2 of our Summer Museum Adventure in Havre de Grace shares the balance of the museums included in the adventure, plus others. We have a rich history and it can be learned from 15 museums in the city and just a few minutes beyond.
With 12 museums now open and 3 more to open soon, Havre de Grace celebrates a huge collection highlighting our city’s past and her ambitious and storied development. Take an adventure and visit our museums.
Sharing Havre de Grace military history during Memorial Day at the Havre de Grace History MuZeum at Bahoukas Antiques. This blogpost is the War of 1812.
The Bayou Hotel was quite a luxury back in the 1920s with a heated swimming pool, 60 rooms with private baths and hot water, several dining areas, parking, miniature golf course, and more. Learn about this amazing piece of local history!
McLhinney’s News Depot still brings a lot of memories to mind for may Havre de Gracians. Now, thanks to Annie and her mom, Mary McLhinney, we can share their collection of memorabilia. Join us!
Vintage postcards can give us a wonderful view of history. Our ‘casual historian’ at Bahoukas has an amazing collection of Havre de Grace postcards to share our story.
Postal service in Havre de Grace began with Stage Stop service while we were still colonies in 1774. In 1777 John Rodgers was recognized as our Postmaster. Read more in our blog post.
Ice on the Susquehanna River at Havre de Grace could be treacherous with ice jams, could offer recreation when it frozen over (skating/horse drawn sleighs), and created a major industry – ice houses and Ice distribution!
Learn a cute story as you read the history of pharmacies/drug stores in Havre de Grace from our ‘casual historian.’
Sometimes we learn to be careful what we ask for. Enjoy this humorous tale of how “Banana Girl’ – the monkey – became part of the Grubb family at the Chesapeake Hotel!