Why the title? Because, ducks. Specifically, The Duck Decoy Museum in Havre de Grace (don’t ask me how to pronounce that), Maryland.
The museum website proudly proclaims the town of Havre de Grace the “Decoy Capital of the World!”
At one end of a long boardwalk that winds along a portion of Chesapeake Bay, sits The Havre de Grace Decoy Museum, two stories of decoy after decoy after decoy. Over 1,200 decoys by famous decoy makers (yeah, I’m not that deep into it, I just wanted to look at the ducks) are artfully showcased on two floors. Also displayed are various old shotguns, and other duck-hunting-related items. I’m out of stuff to say about that so, Slideshow! (You’re welcome.)
But wait! There’s more! (No, it’s not a Ginsu knife.)
It was also my first time (probably since I was a toddler) seeing Chesapeake Bay! It’s lovely! And they have a little lighthouse! I love lighthouses. There’s a nice path to walk along the shore, much of it part of a boardwalk. And, guess what? Another slideshow! (Yeah, I’m awesome like that.)
If you haven’t been before, you must go. The museum is worth a detour if you are fond of duck decoys. Chesapeake Bay is worth a weekend vacation.