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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.,..



Union Park Gardens Event-A John Nolen historic neighborhood which was built for Wilmington's shipworkers is to be celebrated Friday September 17, 2010 5:30 - 8:30 pm at Zion Lutheran Church, 2101 Lancaster Ave, Wilmington, Delaware 19805.  Please stop by to view over 30 displays and learn about t...
         Ever since the Delaware Children's Museum opened this past April, it has been a busy place, with parents, grandparents, and summer camps and day cares introducing their excited little charges to a totally transformed building on the riverfront of Wilmington, Delaware, which once housed t...
     Here is a great opportunity to own an historic 1812 Stone Chester County home on 2 acres in a country setting. It is located at 1291 New London Rd. in Landenberg, Pennsylvania, and it will have an open house on Sunday, August 29, 2010, being held from 1-3 PM. It has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths in...
    The Ruston-McDowell House and Mill have had some exciting changes. We had requests to do some updating, so come to an Open House on Sunday, August 22 from 1-3 PM and see what dedicated artisans did to refinish floors, sensitively paint the walls and millwork, AND install a gorgeous bathroom w...
         Going to Ocean City, New Jersey is not exactly like going to an out-of-the-way, quiet place, but it does have its quiet, contemplative moments. There are a lot of people and houses packed into the area between the bay and the ocean, but the drive there goes through pine forests and small...
The latest figures are out, and July new and existing home sales were 39.3% lower than a year ago in New Castle County, Delaware.  The tax credit is no longer acting to motivate buyers, but mortgage rates are at all time lows and buyers can save even more now with mortgage rates at all time lows,...
              The Kennett Square Farmer's Market is held every Friday from May 14 to October 29 from 2-6 PM at State and Union St. (Route 82).  There is a great variety of locally produced goods including Amish baked goods, cut flowers and plants, European bread, artisan cheeses, home-made jams a...
                                        While strolling through the weekly Farmer's Market in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, I was impressed by this enterprising architect, Will Hurd, of Footprint Architecture and Design p.a. in nearby Newark, Delaware, and his neatly lettered sign, "Architectural...
       Talk about the last rose of summer!  Well, maybe a few roses are trying to survive the heat, but they are the hardy ones! But the birds can't take a break in the air conditioned confines of my house, so this robin is looking at me from my arbor as if to say, "Well, aren't you lucky!!" Temp...
Wilmington's Bayard Marin, the founder of the Quaker Hill Historic Preservation Foundation, has received the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Historic Preservation Medal. They honored him for advocating the restoration and preservation of "buildings of historic cultural...

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