How do you pronounce the name of the City and what does it mean?
The American pronunciation of the city's name is "Haver-dee-Grace." In French, it translates to "Harbor of Beauty" or "Harbor of Grace."
Where can I find out more information about the City of Havre de Grace?
You can stop by or contact the Havre de Grace Visitor Centerfor more information. Call 410-939-2100. They are located at: 450 Pennington Ave., Havre de Grace, MD 21078.
What other Museums are there in town?
Along with the Maritime Museum, there is the Decoy Museum, the Concord Point Lighthouse, the Susquehanna Museum at the Lock Houseand the Steppingstone Farm Museum. Don't forget to check out the Skipjack Martha Lewis as well.
What Restaurants are there in town?
Havre de Grace has an abundance of great restaurants, coffee shops and snack bars for you to visit. See a listing of all of these here.
Where can I stay for my visit to Havre de Grace?
Havre de Grace also offers great Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses and Hotels for your accommodation. See a listing of all of these here.
Are there Public Restrooms in town?
Yes, the City of Havre de Grace offers public restrooms in Tydings Park, on Lafayette Street across from the Maritime Museum, near the Lockhouse, and at Frank J. Hutchins Memorial Park.
Where can I rent a boat during my visit?
There are plenty of rental places in town, as well as day-sail and cruise opportunities. See a listing of all of these here.
What is the Promenade?
The Promenade is a lovely, approximately half-mile boardwalk which winds along the water's edge between the Concord Point Lighthouse and Tydings Park.
Can I feed the ducks and squirrels on the Promenade?
No, please refrain from feeding the animals as they could get sick from "human food."
How long has the Maritime Museum been around?
The Museum was established in December of 1987. It has been in various buildings since its incorporation. Construction on our current building was completed in 2001 and we have been here and loving it ever since.
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