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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.,..



The First Saturday of October every year sees a very special event. This is the 71st Annual Chester County Day, this year featuring homes in the southeast Quadrant of Chester County, Pennsylvania, and the Borough of West Chester.  This year there are 34 stops on the tour, including walking tours ...
             The Colchicum is a fall-blooming bulb more commonly known as the "naked lady" because of its unique way of flowering. In the spring, the leaves come us, looking something like a regular crocus. They die back and nothing more is seen in that spot until, like today, the flowers appear....
The following are 2011 Market Reports for: South Graylyn Crest, Wilmington, Delaware Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania
      Brandywine Hundred is an area of New Castle County, Delaware, which is defined as the area West of the Delaware River, South of the State line with Pennsylvania, East of the Brandywine River, and North of I-95 and the City of Wilmington. The area contains the Zip codes of 19803 and 19809. ...
   On a wildflower walk yesterday at the Mt. Cuba Center Greenville, Delaware, we saw not only the luscious Turtleheads (Chelone Glabra) but what the guides later told me was something that made the day a "7 Turtle Day." Who knew you could rate a day by the number of turtles sunning on a log in t...
                     The Delaware Center for Horticulture has announced the winners of the 2011 City Gardens Contest.   Since I was one of the many judges for the Flower Garden Category, I am sharing with you pictures I took of the top 2 winners. On the left are some of the flowers in Becky McLau...
The market news is showing that August brought a 12%+ drop in median prices in Southern Chester County, but an almost 50% RISE in number of closed sales. This is reflecting what we are seeing with buyers--if the price appeals to them, they will buy. Heed this advice, sellers. So the best advice ...
                                 The Chatham Park between South Graylyn Crest and Chatham is looking good, although a little wet after all the rains lately. And I just thought you might like to see the map of the neighborhood. It's time for a Market Report on activity in South Graylyn Crest, and ...
               On June 5, 2001, I took a bus trip to New York City, visiting Elis Island and the Statue of Liberty. While there, I took a picture of the NYC skyline, including the World Trade Center towers. Just as we do when looking at Hollywood films shot before September 11, 2001--scanning the...
   A time traveler from 1910 might have quite a surprise to find that the brownstone Courthouse that once stood between Tenth and Eleventh, Market and King Streets was gone, as well as some of the prominent residences that once stood in this area north of the bustling marketplace on Second Street...

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