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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.,..



After church today, I went walking through the gardens at Winterthur Museum outside of Wilmington. It was windy and overcast, but the plants were trying really hard to bloom. Here is a Korean Rhododendron and a Flowering Quince.  I expect it will be another couple of weeks before we see more acti...
Wandering through the Greenberg Toy and Train Show at the Wilmington Riverfront the other day (having started out at the loading dock area where exhibitors entered) I was surprised to see these 2 police cars in the lobby area.   It was like a blast from the past!  I probably was not living in Wil...
Through my work as a member of the Board of Directors of the Friends of The Furness Railroad District in Wilmington, I am again going to be working Greenberg's Train and Toy Show this Saturday morning. This is taking place this Saturday and Sunday, March 23 & 24, 10-4pm at the Chase Center on th...
If you have been waiting for an open house at this new listing, here is your chance to preview this brick ranch house for sale in a convenient location at 114 Walls Avenue in Stoney Crest outside of Wilmington, Delaware on Sunday, March 24, 2013 from 1 to 3 p.m.   There is plenty of room in this ...
You never know with plants--are they going to bloom early this year, or will it be a late spring?  Will they listen to the Groundhog?   Well, the weather has not been too nice the last week, and at one of my listings we have a contractor waiting to replace a section of sidewalk upheaved by tree r...
Active Rain members say "Real estate is back," but East Coast figures lag.  Yes, folks, that's us on the Right Coast (the muddy colored patch on the U.S. map below). Data provided by ActiveRain, the #1 social community for real estate professionals. Now, let's look at New Castle County, Delaware,...
  Winterthur Museum and Gardens opened March 1, and today was my first visit this year. Of course, the March Bank is a must-see this time of year. The hillside is covered with dainty snowdrops with their nodding white blooms and the winter aconite sporting its ruffle-like collar and cheery yellow...
Had it all figured out--get the tickets ahead of time at a local store to save $5, print out a list of parking garages in Philadelphia from the Flower Show website to find the best price, and it all worked out! The theme of this year's Philadelphia Flower Show was "Brilliant!" with a definite Bri...
You will find lots of room in this attractive ranch house with central air and comfortable hot water baseboard heat.Located near Price's Corner and all its shopping opportunities, Stoney Crest is near the intersection of Centerville Road and Faulkland Road, and close to Brandywine Springs Park.  ...

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