Havre de Grace named to list of Top Small Towns to Visit


Smithsonian Magazine released a list of the Top 20 Small Towns to Visit. Havre de Grace ranked 12th.

WTOP has more:

Havre de Grace, at the head of the Chesapeake Bay and incorporated in 1785, gets its name from comparisons Revolutionary War General Marquis de Lafayette made between the seaport [sic] a French town with a similar name. In addition to its maritime history and scenic location, the town boasts great local shopping.

Smithsonian recommends visiting:

  • The Concord Point Lighthouse, the oldest in Maryland
  • The Maritime Museum, with permanent exhibits of precolonial American life, and the Decoy Museum
  • Java by the Bay for locally blended coffee
  • The North Park trail along the Susquehanna River
  • The Susquehanna Lockhouse Museum, for an annual War of 1812 reenactment

Click here for more information on Havre de Grace.

Williamsburg, Virginia ranked 3rd and Beaufort, South Carolina ranked 7th.

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