Monday, February 6, 2017 the Mayor presented the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum with a proclamation recognizing their thirtieth anniversary.
WHEREAS, the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum is celebrating their thirtieth anniversary; and
WHEREAS, the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum houses one of the finest collections of working and decorative Chesapeake Bay decoys ever assembled; and
WHEREAS, through tours, lectures, demonstrations and special events the Decoy Museum strives to communicate the heritage of Upper Bay decoy making to a national audience; and
WHEREAS, with displays of 1,200 decoys and decorative carvings, the Decoy Museum provides the perfect opportunity to appreciate this unique American folk art form in a stunning setting; and
NOW THEREFORE, I, William T. Martin, Mayor of the City of Havre de Grace along with the City Council Members do hereby recognize and congratulate the Decoy Museum for thirty years of preserving the cultural legacy of waterfowling and decoy-making on the Chesapeake Bay.