Front View of Hays-Heighe House


Historic Ghost Stories (10/31/14)

Steeped in history, this talk covers ghost stories, from humorous to tragic. Costumed performer Cliff Long will regale us with tales of Fell’s Point as it was in the 18th century, a maritime village much like Havre de Grace, bustling with sailors, immigrants, and ladies of the night.

October 31, 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Hays-Heighe House, Room 201
Space is limited; reservations are recommended. Call 443-412-2539.

Iron Jawed Angels: Two Film Screenings (11/4/14)

November 4, 11:30 and 3:00 PM
Hays-Heighe House, Room 201, Space is limited; reservations are recommended. Call 443-412-2539.

Join us for this feature film starring Hilary Swank, Frances O’Connor, Anjelica Huston, Patrick Dempsey, Molly Parker and Julia Ormond This is the story of two important women in the history of suffrage in the United States. Alice Paul and Lucy Burns began a more radical branch of women fighting for the right to vote. They found themselves up against powerful men, an atmosphere of chauvinism, an unconcerned President (Woodrow Wilson) and even their own more conservative counterparts. These women risked their lives and loves to fight for what they believed in.

World War I’s Long Shadow: How the War Caused Nearly Every Horrible Thing of the Last Century (11/6/14)

November 6, 2:10 - 3:30 PM
Presentation by Andrew Kellett, Ph. D., Assistant Professor of History
Student Center, Room 243

Dr. Kellett will discuss many of the ways that World War I influenced history and culture throughout the 20th century and even into the 21st century

Form and Symbol: The Horse in Modern Art (11/7/14)

November 7, 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Presentation by Jeff Ball, Associate Professor of Art History
Hays-Heighe House, Room 201

Jeff Ball will provide a close look at some of the key artists associated with the emergence of modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries who used the image of the horse, including Franz Marc, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, and Umberto Boccioni. Horses have been an important subject for artists since the earliest cave painting. Any culture that made use of the animal included it as part of their visual language.