The Stansbury Family of Havre de Grace is well known and respected by locals in the community. Wardell was a prominent and active community member, serving on City Council and as President of City Council twice.
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.
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!
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.
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!
Enjoying the boats as the sun sets before the Havre de Grace Independence Celebrations – Fireworks.
Carousels, parades, carnivals, fireworks, all add to the memories of Havre de Grace celebrations.
The Classic Car Show has been a part of First Fridays in Havre de Grace for many years. Enjoy this short video from 2011 and take note of the antics by Bahoukas Antique Mall owner, George!
Havre de Grace has had an amazing number of colorful, inventive, and amazingly skilled residents. Bob Wood is just one of them. Learn his amazing story and the building of a 64-foot steel-hulled sailboat that later made records on it’s adventure “Around the Americas” as Ocean Watch.
Gary Pensell has a long family history in Havre de Grace and sailing (and cars) have played a major role in his life. Listen to Gary share a bit in this post.
Kathryn Hill, of Havre de Grace MD, shares an interesting life from her youth on the farm, college at Bob Jones University, teacher, life insurance agent, and real estate and rentals with her husband, Cecil.
Havre de Grace has offered amazing Independence Celebrations with the first mention we could find in 1885 – first called Firemen’s Parade, later Independence/July 4 Parade. In essence: COMMUNITY!