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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.,..



        On Saturday, Feb. 26, the "In Kids" will introduce their partnership at the Delaware Family Expo at the Chase Center on the Riverfront from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wilmington has long been known for its top-notch educational resources for families. Now, a select group of these child-focused org...
Rather than rushing out to see what is on sale today for "President's Day," let's take a little time to consider our first President, George Washington (1732-1739). Did you know that: As the leader of the first successful revolution against a colonial empire in world history, Washington became an...
New Castle County, Delaware, has awarded bids to 3 private investors who have pledged to rehabilitate and preserve deteriorating historic properties with their own money through the Resident Curatorship Program. This program allows individuals or groups to preserve historic properties the County ...
Chinese New Year: Lantern Festival at the Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware   Saturday, February 12, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  The Museum is at 2301 Kentmere ParkwayWilmington, Delaware 19806 Website:          Snow date: Sunday, February 13, 10:00 a.m. - 3:0...
From now to Feb. 15, an order for bare root trees can be placed with the Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH). The DCH is the only retail source in the state for the lightweight, easy to plant, inexpensive trees. The center is offering 10 varieties of bare root trees that have been specially s...
  On Wednesday, Feb. 16, Joan Larrivee of the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will present a workshop for homeowners on the state historic preservation tax credit at the regular meeting of the Wilmington Design Review and Preservation Commission in City Council Chambers. The...
The New Castle Court House Museum in New Castle, Delaware is currently exhibiting two on-going exhibits: "Archaeology of the New Castle Court House" and "Emeline Hawkins: Her Journey from Slavery to Freedom on the Underground Railroad." "Archaeology of the New Castle Court House" highlights the ...
Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County (HHNCC) will host a Homeownership Seminar on Saturday, February 5, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church at 13th and Rodney Streets. The session is a homeowner orientation for residents of Delaware who would like to stop renting and own the...
The Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware (RDC) is presenting RiverFeast with several restaurants along the Wilmington Riverfront. The special dining event will continue through the month of February. Participating restaurants include Big Fish Grill, FireStone Roasting House, Iron Hill B...
     It's hard for the general public to imagine how important a part they can play in preserving our built environment, starting with their own homes. If we enjoy visiting places like Mount Vernon, can you take yourself back to 1853, when the now famous porch was being held up by using ships' ma...

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