Dec 18, 2010

Looking into French origins of 'Havre de Grace'

(TheRecord) Plans for a Havre de Grace historical society started off with a bang on Monday, when several area history buffs met with a French historian to dig deeper into the city’s French connection.
City Councilman Mitch Shank, businessman and Record columnist Ron Browning and local historian Ellsworth Shank, the councilman’s father and a local history buff and researcher, held a lively interview with Christian Goulfier, a history writer from southern France, at The Ritz restaurant.
The conversation was taped, in what Mitch Shank hopes will be the first in a series of recorded interviews with prominent residents and visitors about Havre de Grace history. Continued