Enjoy Jane Currier’s story of what she calls, Watermen’s Way, regarding some of the homes on Market Street in Havre de Grace, MD, including her own Currier House Bed & Breakfast.
Robert J. Carson (Bob) is a well-respected attorney, born and raised in Havre de Grace, MD. If you’ve only known him through his legal profession, I think you’ll enjoy the stories he shares in this podcast.
Camay Calloway Brooks Murphy, lover of all things jazz, esteemed educator, is also an enthusiastic member of our Havre de Grace community. Camay has shared her love of the arts through her play about a black jockey during race track days, her desire to share the memory of Ernest Burke – famed baseball player in the Negro League, and other activities.
Over a dozen life stories sharing history, growing up in Havre de Grace for some, how they came to Havre de Grace for others, and what threads they weave into the tapestry of our community. Enjoy Havre de Grace Stories.
Born in Salisbury, MD in 1934, Phil Barker never expected to go to college. Although poor, his childhood was rich in experiences. He and his friends were creative and ambitious. Listen as he shares the story of learning to drive – literally – while taking his driver’s test! Do you know what ‘doffing’ is… keep listening. He worked for the Army Security Agency, retired after 31 years at J.M. Huber Corp. in Havre de Grace, and was even City Mayor!
Susan Asher talks about joining VISTA, the domestic Peace Corps (with more in her full-length interview).
She mentions a couple interesting items like her dad being the first to ‘ride in the nose cone of a missile’, a bit of history regarding the warehouse (beer distribution) on St. John St. and their building on the corner of N. Washington and Congress (where Asher’s Paint Store was),plus an interesting insight about the relationship between Art and the Dutch Boy (paints).Dutch Boy Painter from wikipedia
And did you know that she and Art once owned a skipjack, the FIESTA