Mariners' Museum

Pirates arrr-rive in Havre de Grace

Pirates arrr-rive in Havre de Grace

The grounds of the Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House were the scene Saturday of cannons going off, pirate duels and all-around dangerous-looking characters singing songs of swashbuckling and seafaring.

It was all in good fun, though, as families from throughout Central Maryland made their way through the pirate encampment.

The encampment was one of a series of pirate-themed attractions in Havre de Grace for the Pirate Fest Weekend, the annual fundraiser for the Susquehanna Museum.

Marquette Jones, of Millersville in Anne Arundel County, snapped a picture of her 4-year-old twin sons, Andrew and Matthew, posing with a re-enactor dressed in bright red pirate...