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Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Heirloom

Victory Garden

 
 
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By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., January 8, 2021
1. Heirloom Marker
Inscription.  During World Wars I and II, home victory gardens were promoted to support war efforts. Today, home agriculture is a sensible and economical way to supplement the food budget with fresh and healthy crops. This iconic garden will supplement local area food pantries.

Established 2018
City of Havre de Grace
Historic Preservation Commission
Havre de Grace Green Team

Photograph courtesy of Ginger Huller, 2016

Havre de Grace [,] Maryland 1785 1878 defensor patriae
 
Erected by City of Havre de Grace.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture.
 
Location. 39° 32.455′ N, 76° 5.312′ W. Marker is in Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling west. This is just behind the Moore Family Homestead. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 319 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Wye Oak (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Boyer Family Shad Shack (about
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By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., January 8, 2021
2. Heirloom Marker
319 Lafayette Street is the white building just before the street in background. (Pollinator Garden plaque, of photo 3, is off camera, to background left.)
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500 feet away); Pensell Propeller (about 600 feet away); Anchors (about 600 feet away); Aids to Navigation Fog Bell (about 600 feet away); Nun Buoy (about 700 feet away); The Bayou (about 700 feet away); Luxury on the Bay (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
 
Heirloom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., January 8, 2021
3. Heirloom Marker
319 Lafayette Street is off camera to right.
Heirloom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., January 8, 2021
4. Heirloom Marker
Pollinator Garden plaque, of photo 3, is in foreground here. 319 Lafayette Street is in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 8, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 8, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on January 9, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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