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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.,..



Earlier this week, I had a chance to be one of the last visitors to the Barnes Foundation in Merion, Pennsylvania. What a change from my earlier visits in the late 1970's, when visitors had to pass review when they wrote to request a visit. I had come then with my fellow art history students and...
              The five night long DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival in Rodney Square, Wilmington, Delaware ended Saturday night with the Rufus Reid Out Front Quintet (that's Rufus on the bass, left) and then soared with A Trumpet Tribute:Celebrating Clifford Brown. The latter featured Jeremy Pe...
My Uncle Al turned 88 years old this week, and is one remarkable guy. It was just last week that my Cousin Maria told me her Father had a Cardioverter Defibrillator implanted. This week, he flew from his San Diego home to where he and I and most our branch of the Brozowski (that's his shortened s...
     The Annual Town Tours and Village Walks in Chester County, Pennsylvania began on June 23, and will continue through August 25 in a different village every week. ( The History Center in West Chester was the site of the launch of this year's walks. The building  blends t...
    For those who have seen the movie "A Philadelphia Story," with Katherine Hepburn, or later, "High Society" with Grace Kelly, you might not know they were inspired by Hope Montgomery Scott (1904-1995), socialite and philanthropist. The home where she was raised, Ardrossan, in Villanova, Pennsy...
In reading the latest issue of the Old House Journal, I found an ad for Old House Live. In this online resource, the editor of the magazine has an online tour of historic sites and architectural treasures. In the current posting, she tours Washington DC's Halcyon House, which was built in 1787 by...

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