The Blue Heron Gift Shop, Havre de Grace, MD
Havre de Grace is famous for its history and lifestyle. Voted one of the top places to live by Smithsonian Magazine and a big hit with visitors to the “top of the Chesapeake Bay.” The Blue Heron Gift Shop is a treasured gem in Havre de Grace, Maryland. The decor is so delightful many visitors stop by just to take photos in front of the shop on Franklin Street, in downtown Havre de Grace (HdG) or with Stephen.
Gift selections include costume jewelry, fashion accessories for everyone, and home goods for the kitchen. You can pick up greeting cards, postcards, and local treasures to help you remember your visit to Havre de Grace. Our visitors enjoy a shopping experience that no mall store or city boutique can hope to provide. The shop features a variety of items to include in gift baskets with optional personalized service to help you design a one-of-a-kind gift basket.
Stephen Formwalt, the owner of the Blue Heron, is also one of the most popular people in town, and the towns ambassador of goodwill. If you stop by any gift shop in HdG and ask them about Stephen, they will be happy to point you towards his store. Steve’s personalized service included in every visit. Be sure to stop by and say hello whenever you visit Havre de Grace and pick up a gift while in the store. “Shoplifters will be prosecuted,” but the gift is free!
The Blue Heron is also the host of many famous local artists whose paintings adorn the walls of the store. This month you will find the treasures featuring art by Lisa Mitchell and the Plein Air Group. Past artist included Kelly Singleton, Lee Alban, and many local celebrities. In fact, Mr. Formwalt is a distinguished artist himself, who painted the famous Blue Heron that is displayed in the shop and around town.