Millard E. Tydings Memorial Park Commerce St & S Washington St, Havre de Grace, MD21078 While it sits on a peninsula, the eight-acre park overlooking the confluence of the Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake…More Bay is in many ways the center of Havre de Grace. Tydings Park hosts the Fourth of July Carnival, provides the perfect vantage point for the Independence Day fireworks or a simple summer picnic. Situated on a hilltop, the community's largest playground oversees the City Yacht Basin and the beginning of the Promenade — a 3/4-mile boardwalk that meanders along the shoreline. The park and marina area includes parking and public restrooms, as well as the Promenade Grille. The park area adjacent to the playground has a gazebo-style pavilion and a veterans memorial.