Looking for older and historic homes in the State of Delaware or in Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania? Carolyn Roland is a trained Architectural Historian and a Board Member of the Chester County Historic Preservation Network and Friends of the Furness Railroad District as well as the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Delaware and Chester County Historical Societies.,..
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The day might have been gray, but inside Longwood Gardens outside of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, the sun was shining. Orchids were everywhere in the conservataories, in large containers on the ground, growing in floor displays, hanging above, covering a wall. It was a great day to wander amid ...
In 1762, this plot of land was deeded by the London Company to Jeremiah Starr, an Irish Quaker. It has been quite a story since then, with the property changing hands many times, the last time being in 1987. From the earliest stone structure, probably 2 1/2 stories high, with one room on each flo...
The Delaware Greenways is a great system of hiking and walking trails. I decided to take advantage of the weather to explore a part of the chain of trails I had never been on before. Alapocas Run Park has a parking lot (an important asset for those of us who don't live near the startig point) ...