From the City of Havre de Grace Office of Marketing and Tourism:
The Mayor Of Havre de Grace Wayne Dougherty was authorized with the support of Council to appoint a temporary committee with the task of coordinating the Bicentennial Celebration of the War of 1812 in the City of Havre de Grace.
The committee consists of two members of the City Council and one member from each of the following boards, commissions or museums: Havre de Grace Tourism Advisory Board, Economic Development Advisory Board, Historic Preservation Committee, Arts Commission, Lock House Museum, Friends of the Concord Point Lighthouse, Decoy Museum, Maritime Museum, 4th of July Committee, Havre de Grace Main Street, Skipjack Martha Lewis, Steppingstone Museum, Havre de Grace Public Library, Harford County Office of Tourism, Havre de Grace Chamber of Commerce, City Staff, American Legion and the VFW.
The Committee met last week to begin the planning efforts for the events for the Commemoration of the War of 1812. Chair Councilman William Martin began the meeting introducing a new logo designed by Elementary Design by Watson, with help of the Havre de Grace Office Tourism. “This logo was produced with a tag line to outline our role in the War of 1812. These terms, Resolve, Resilience, Remembrance, outline chapters of our story,” stated Councilman Martin.
“We are excited to be able to display the logo design on letterhead, business cards, banners and flags to brand and build partnerships to tell our story and Commemorate the War of 1812,” said Brigitte Peters, City of Havre de Grace Manager of Marketing and Tourism.
The Committee will report to the Mayor and City Council with a schedule and events for the Bicentennial Celebration.