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					Attraction/Museum                Location                     Phone            Website                                                          Features

                                                                                                                         Historic, educational facility of Aberdeen. Memorabilia
Aberdeen Rooms Archives &        18 Howard Street                                                                        and artifacts relating to the social, economic and
Museum                           Aberdeen, MD 21001             (410) 273-6325                      cultural development of the city.
                                                                                                                         This 600-acre portion of the Chesapeake Bay National
                                                                                                                         Estuarine Research Reserve was developed for
                                 700 Otter Point Road                                                                    research, technical workshops, cultural history
Anita C. Leight Estuary Center   Abingdon, MD 21009             (410) 612-1688                   presentations and seminars.

                                                                                                                         A premier recreation facility, Cedar Lane Regional
                                 1100 Cedar Lane                                                                         Park is a state of the art 110 acre multi-sport
Cedar Lane Regional Park         Bel Air, MD 21015              (443) 807-1767                   recreational complex for local and regional use.
                                                                                                                         One of the oldest lighthouses in continual use on the
                                 Foot of Lafayette Street                                                                East Coast. It affords a spectacular view of the
                                 Havre de Grace, MD                                                                      Chesapeake Bay. Special times by appointment of
Concord Point Lighthouse         21078                          (410) 939-3213            buses, groups, weddings and students.

                                                                                                                         One of the largest hydroelectric plants in the nation.
                                 U.S. Route 1                                                                            The dam forms a freshwater lake 14 miles long.
Conowingo Dam                    Darlington, MD 21034           (410) 457-5011   Group toursapproximately 60 acres borderingrequired).
                                                                                                                         Located on available (advance reservations Deer
                                                                                                                         Creek, this Harford County Parks and Recreation
                                 1617 Eden Mill Road                                                                     offers hiking, canoeing and bird watching. The center
Eden Mill Park and Nature Center Pylesville, MD 21132           (410) 836-3050                          also conducts school programs, camps and adult
                                                                                                                         Sample the old world Italian tradition of wine making at
                                                                                                                         this Harford County winery. Tour the winery, picnic by
                                 3026 Whiteford Road                                                                     the
Fiore Winery                     Pylesville, MD 21132           (410) 879-4007                       vineyards and sample the assortment of vintage wines.

                                                                                                                         Hosts all types of equestrian events. Other special
                                 N. Tollgate Road                                                                        events include antique car shows, flea markets, dog
Harford County Equestrian Center Bel Air, MD 21014              (410) 638-3528         shows, tractor pulls and the Harford County Farm Fair.
                                                                                                                         Harford Vineyard is a small, family operated vineyard
                                                                                                                         and winery founded in 2003. As an official winery
                                 1311 W. Jarrettsville Road                                                              since May 2009, the first wines are available and the
Harford Vineyard & Winery        Forest Hill, MD 21050          (443) 495-1699                   tasting room is open to the public!

                                 215 Giles Street                                                                        The Decoy Museum houses one of the finest
                                 Havre de Grace, MD                                                                      collections of working decoys from the Chesapeake
Havre de Grace Decoy Museum      21078                          (410) 939-3739                       Bay and around the country.
                                                                                                                         Established to preserve the maritime heritage and
                               100 Lafayette Street                                                                      lifestyle, and to promote the ecology of the Lower
                               Havre de Grace, MD                                                                        Susquehanna
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum 21078                            (410) 939-4800                 Built and the Upper Chesapeake Bay Region
                                                                                                                         Riverin 1788, the museum is named for Thomas A.
                                                                                                                         Hays, a prominent lawyer, landowner and
                                                                                                                         entrepreneur who
                                 324 Kenmore Avenue                                                                      purchased the house in 1811. The house retains
Hays House Museum                Bel Air, MD 21014              (410) 838-7691         virtually all its original features.
                                                                                                                                The HSHC is a not-for-profit membership organization
                                                                                                                                whose mission is to collect, preserve, present promote
Historical Society of Harford   143 North Main Stree Bel                                                                        and interpret the hostory of the county, in its regional
County                          Air, MD 21014t              (410) 838-7691                          context, from its prehstoric origins to the present.
                                                                                                                                Self-guided tours of 15 seasonal flower and world
                                                                                                                                reknown topiary gardens on 22 acres. Guided tours of
                                3535 Jarrettsville Pike                                                                         the historic
Ladew Topiary Gardens           Monkton, MD 21111              (410) 557-9570                              Manor House are available.
                                                                                                                                Cruise and dine along the Susquehanna aboard a
                                                                                                                                Mississippi style paddle boat. Charter the Lantern
                                                                                                                                Queen for your special event. Whether it's a wedding,
                                100 Congress Avenue                                                                             anniversary, birthday, corporate team building event,
Lantern Queen                   Havre de Grace, MD 21078       (410) 939-1468                              Built in outing, the Lantern Queen staff is Palladian
                                                                                                                                or club 1898, the Liriodendron Mansion willatreat you
                                                                                                                                style building, housing three large reception rooms,
                                                                                                                                complete with antique furnishings. The mansion is a
                                502 W. Gordon Street                                                                            part of the county park system and is available for
The Liriodendron                Bel Air, MD 21014              (410) 879-4424                              private functions.
                                                                                                                                The MA & PA Heritage Trail is a walking, running and
                                                                                                                                bicycle trail located on portions of the former Maryland
                                                                                                                                Pennsylvania Railroad corridor in Bel Air and Forest
Ma & Pa Trail                   Bel Air & Forest Hill, MD                                            Hill, MD.

                                                                                                                                This 38-acre waterfront park offers picnicking,
                                100 Kearney Drive                                                                               pavillions, playgrounds, trails, fishing, piers and boat
Mariner Point Park              Joppa, MD 21085                (410) 612-1608                 launching ramps. Reservations are accepted.

                                                                                                                               Come in, sit down, relax and enjoy a wine tasting.The
                                2000 A Level Road                                                                              historic mansion and grounds are available for private
Mount Felix Vineyard & Winery   Havre de Grace, MD 21078       (410) 939-0913                             functions.
                                                                                                                               Experience one of the best minor league baseball
                                                                                                                               complexes in the Country. Whether you join us for a
                                873 Long Drive                                                                                 traditional family outing or one of our popular steamed
Ripken Stadium                  Aberdeen, MD 21001             (410) 297-9292                          crab nights, there's not a bad seat in the house!
                                                                                                                               Historic mansion built in 1921 on 5.4 acres. Spacious
                                                                                                                               garden and patio, featuring several medium sized
                                501 Churchville Road                                                                           reception rooms, a cozy living room with fireplace and
Rockfield Manor                 Bel Air, MD 21014              (410) 638-4565                         a sunroom. Available for private events.
                                                                                                                               This day-use park is located on Route 24, and is
                                3318 Rocks Chrome Hill                                                                         situated on 850 acres bordering Deer Creek. Popular
                                Road                                                                                           features include the throne-like rock formation and
Rocks State Park                Jarrettsville, MD 21084        (410) 557-7994                                                  Kilgore Falls.
                                                                                                                               One of the few remaining working dredge boats that
                                121 N. Union Avenue                                                                            make up the Chesapeake Bay Oyster Fleet, the
                                Havre de Grace, MD                                                                             historic Martha Lewis offers educational and private
Skipjack Martha Lewis           21078                          (410) 939-4078                    cruises.
                                                                                                                               Museum that preserves and demonstrates the rural
                                461 Quaker Bottom Road                                                                         arts and crafts of the 1880-1920 era. The museum
                                Havre de Grace, MD                                                                             offers pre-arranged tours, pavillion rentals, volunteer
Steppingstone Museum            21078                          (410) 939-2299                    opportunities and speaker programs.
                                                                                                               Restored 1836 lock house, canal lock and swing
                                                                                                               bridge on the Susquehanna River. Period rooms and
                         Erie & Conesto Streets                                                                display of
Susquehanna Museum       Havre de Grace, MD                                                                    Havre de Grace history. Open for group and individual
at the Lock House        21078                    (410) 939-5780                       tours all year.
                                                                                                               Excellent fishing, boating, mountain biking, horseback
                                                                                                               riding, hiking, bird watching and picnicking. Historic
                         3 miles NW of Havre de                                                                area features the Rock Run Grist Mill built in 1794 the
Susquehanna State Park   Grace, off Rt. 155                                                                    New Jersey Toll House and the Susquehanna
                                                  (410) 557-7994 1978, the non-profit Archer Mansion.
                                                                                                               Founded in
                                                                                                               Symphony Orchestra performs four concerts in its
                                                                                                               subscription series and one or two outside concerts
Susquehanna Symphony     P.O. Box 963                                                                          per year. Comprising community members, educaiotn
Orchestra                Abingdon, MD 21009                                       is part of its mission.
                                                                                                               Situated on 463+ acres on the Chesapeake Bay,
                         401 Oakington Road                                                                    Swan Harbor Farm is available for weddings,
                         Havre de Grace, MD                                                                    receptions, educational and business seminars and
Swan Harbor Farm         21078                    (410) 939-6767                        luncheons.

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