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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.,..



           Although the stucco has been removed from the stone section of this early 19th century home, you can still recognize it in the present day picture on the right, compared to the 1956 picture on the left.  Peter's Fruit Farm is the traditional name for this historic home in Paper Mill Fa...
                                                                                               November 13 was the first Annual Meeting of Preservation Delaware for a new Director, Terry Graham, and a new headquarters, the Old Court House, west wing, in New Castle, the Colonial capital of Delawar...
     Wilmington, Delaware is home to a rare survival of a Victorian rural Gothic mansion, and a tribute to Joseph Shipley, a Quaker merchant who built the house between 1851 and 1854, and his descendants, the Bringhurst Family, who preserved the house and gave it to New Castle County.  It now sit...
    Not content to just walk along the Riverfront in Wilmington Saturday afternoon, I stopped by the Junior League of Wilmington's Whale of a Sale around 1 pm. There were still people going in and out with their bargains, but it was rather calm inside. After all, the early birds had been in line ...
       These friendly faces were unloading old statements and receipts for the shredder, and an old computer for the "hazardous waste" truck at Saturday's event sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control at the Wilmington Riverfront. What a relief to empty many sto...
When I agreed to work at the polls November 2nd, I really had no idea what it was going to involve. Now that I have been through the process, I have to congratulate all the Americans who have facilitated this process through the years. I'm sure it is a slightly different process in other states, ...
Citizens are invited to a document shredding, hazardous waste disposal and electronic goods disposal event on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot of Frawley Stadium at Wilmington's Riverfront. This popular Wilmington disposal and shredding event is sponsored twice each year...

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