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.
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.
School Memorabilia is always fun and our ‘casual historian’s’ collection proves it. Check out this video as George shares some of the latest items added. Be sure to visit the HdG MuZeum in Bahoukas Antique Mall in Havre de Grace.
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!
Virginia Forwood Pate Wetter was a much loved and respected Havre de Grace resident. She was also highly respected in the radio broadcasting business and a trailblazer. Listen to a bit of her interview in this podcast.
Jane Currier shares an interesting family story about her “Great Uncle Willy,” William Nicholson Jeffers, sent to bring John Surratt back to the U.S. after the Lincoln Assassination.
Another episode featuring local Veterans over Memorial Day, our Havre de Grace MuZeum ‘casual historian’ shares the military uniform of John D. Franko, WWI
Continuing our focus on Memorial Day and Veterans, enjoy this interview with the late Phil Barker of Havre de Grace, who was in the Army during the Cold War/Korea.
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 80s Ladies are my informal Friday morning research group at Java by the Bay Coffee Shop in Havre de Grace.
Sometimes dates and ownership can be a challenge. The history of Havre Iron Co. and A.P. McCombs is a good example. We’ll try to explain!