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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.,..



                     A visit to see the Christmas decor at Winterthur Museum in Delaware, brought this 1830's building with many later additions to light in a holiday manner yesterday. Choosing not to take a tram, but to walk on snowy paths from the visitor center was a refreshing experience on t...
       I know some people think it is really corny, but I always get a kick out of seeing houses that have "over the top" decorations at Christmas. Although my own neighborhood does not have anything to equal this, just up the road at Silverside Rd. and Prior Rd., adjacent to I-95, the Christmas ...
Written in 1897  by veteran newsman Francis Pharcellus Church, this New York Sun editorial has since become history's most-reprinted newspaper editorial. I step aside for a moment of remembering this well known screed. Is there a Santa Claus?We take pleasure in answering at once and thus prominen...
A buyer starts out with hope in their heart, and steps into the real estate world not knowing what to expect. They sit down with their Realtor®, ready to start a journey. This journey could turn out well, or it could be a flat tire disaster, depending on how prepared they are for the journey. And...
            This weekend is the time to bring the family out for Rockwood Museum in Wilmington's Holiday Open House. Last night was great, from the smiling face of a baby greeting an "Elf" and "Rudolph" (took me a while to figure out who he was supposed to be, but then I'm not into costumed chara...
As you can see from this picture I took yesterday of the Queen Theatre on Market Street in downtown Wilmington, Delaware, it's not quite ready for prime time. But at least it has a roof on it, which is progress from a couple of months ago. And they have even uncovered some murals under all the mu...
    Alert to garland, poinsettia, and great decoration lovers! Rockwood Museum in Wilmington, Delaware is having their annual Holiday Open House this weekend, from 6-9 December 3 and 4 and 1-4 December 5. See details on location at     Since a friend an...

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