Best Havre podcasts we could find (Updated October 2018)
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Listen to the stories of years gone by. Every member of our community has a story to share. Each of these stories are the threads that create the amazing fabric of our community.
 
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Robert Carson, "Bob", is a well respected lawyer in our community. He's also a hunting and fishing enthusiast. In our interview, he shares a few stories of being a kid in Havre de Grace including 17 cent movies and summers spent on and in the water in Charlestown, MD. He remembers some of the effects of WWII on a young student, the joy of fishi ...…
 
Camay Calloway Brooks Murphy is a beautiful lady inside and out. In her full length interview she shares part of her life story from her auspicious beginnings as the love-child of famed jazzman Cab Calloway and Zelma Proctor, to an esteemed educator, and an avid citizen of the communities lucky enough to have her living within their boundaries. ...…
 
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. He shares the story of learning to drive - literally - while taking his driver's test! Do you know what 'doffing' is... keep listening. Entering the Army toward the end ...…
 
Susan Page Carroll Asher was born in Baltimore, moved to Bel Air in high school. But once she married her late husband, Art Asher, they settled in their home in Havre de Grace, raised two children, and became an active part of our community. In this excerpt from her full-length audio, Sue talks about joining VISTA, the domestic Peace Corps. She ...…
 
Most of us know Kathryn Hill (and her husband Cecil) through their community activities and their real estate business. Kathryn has also been an active member and supporter of the Soroptimists. Although Kathryn Louise Schott Hill was not born and raised in Havre de Grace, her childhood stories of growing up in Cornwall, PA are quite fun to list ...…
 
Meet Virginia Forwood Pate Wetter, 97 years young, and a delightful personality. Her life has had its share of twists and turns, including taking over her husband's radio station in Havre de Grace when he died unexpectedly at a young age. At the same time raising 3 teenagers on her own. She was a 2014 Honoree of the prestigious The Giants of Br ...…
 
Born on January 4, 1931, Bob introduces himself with, "You've never met anybody who has a life like I have..." A Korean War Combat Vet, married three times, and careers that included mechanic, bricklayer, management, and owning a commercial contracting company. He's owned three planes, built his own steel hulled, 64' sailboat, designed and buil ...…
 
Charlie and Mary McLhinney operated the McLhinney newsstand for many years in Havre de Grace. Many a local boy (and a few girls) in town today will remember their first job delivering newspapers for the McLhinney's! In this excerpt, Mary shares a bit of her childhood, her early married years, and a few other observations. If you remember their ...…
 
Gary Pensell was born and raised in Havre de Grace. Loves boats and cars. He's partnered in a restaurant, helped his dad build a marina and later bought it from him. With his wife Barbara they raised a family here and operated businesses. He shares childhood stories in this excerpt, reminding us of a gentler time in our city's history!…
 
The North Park - or Joe K - Trail is at the north end of the historic town of Havre de Grace, MD. It's located a short distance from the Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House. A 1.5 mile trail identified by white blazes and is part of three different trail systems: Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway, Mason Dixon Trail System and the Loop Trail ...…
 
The locals know him as "Joe K" - Joe Kochenderfer. He's works with Boy Scouts, sports, museums and is well recognized as the force behind the Joe K or North Park Trail in Havre de Grace. He moved here as a young adult, raised his family here, became active in city government, and shows us how to become an important thread in the fabric of our c ...…
 
Charlie Mike shares his family stories, including a great moment with Jackie Kennedy, childhood fun fishing, ice skating, and going to the State Theatre, and watching them take weeks to move the first nuclear reactors from Havre de Grace to Peach Bottom in the late 60s.
 
Jeanne Hawtin shares childhood stories of waiting in line for bubble gum, find her first dollar bill, Betty Grable's pink hair, formal balls, chasing the milkman, playing WAR, ice skating to Perryville, and joining her mom in the Spot Tower! Listen in..
 
Leon Grimes was born in Havre de Grace, MD on March 30, 1942. Interviewed on May 26, 2016. Leon shares stories of growing up as a black man in Havre de Grace. He has extraordinary perceptions of life around him and shares a great deal with with and humor. Enjoy these excerpts from his interview.
 
Cecil Hill Sr shares stories of his childhood, first jobs, a surprise career and more. Listen in to enjoy our interview. Sign up on our site for our monthly program.
 
John Noble Mentzer, born in 1927, shares his childhood, enjoying the water – hunting, fishing and swimming. He also mentions the two town dumps. Yes, it’ll make sense when you hear it. Then he shares the work and joy of the family making home-made ice
 
Saving Concord Point Lighthouse was personal to Jane Jacksteit. She realized, "I should care what happens..." Listen to a recording of an article written a few years ago for the "Lockhouse to Lighthouse" tourism publication in Havre de Grace, MD.
 
Meet Jane from Currier House B&B, Peter Ianniello from Mt Felix Winery, and Carolyn Narvell a member of the July 4 committee Every person in a community has a story to share. Every story is a thread in the fabric of that community. Listening to the community elders gives us a living window on our community's history. Young people can enjoy the ...…
 
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