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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 original Kalmar Nyckel served as Governor Peter Minuit’s flagship for the 1638 expedition that founded the colony of New Sweden, establishing the first permanent European settlement in the Delaware Valley, Fort Christina in present-day Wilmington, Delaware.  She would make a total of four ro...
I checked out a new resource today, thanks to a discussion at the New Castle County Board of Realtors® Public Policy Committee. It seems that the Delaware Dept. of Environmental Resources & Environmental Control (DNREC) has posted a map of the state on
Thursday, September 19th 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Chase Center, 815 Justison St., Wilmington DE Riverfront It's the 6th annual homegrown cook-off where you get to be the judge!  Local farmers and area chefs whip up the tastiest competition of the year.   Attendees will also be able to cast their vote fo...
           Please join The Friends of the Furness Railroad District, Hagley Museum and Library, Delaware Historical Society, and Winterthur Museum on September 16, 2013 at 6:00 pm in the Winterthur Copeland Auditorium for an evening with Anthony W. Robins, author of Grand Central Terminal: 100 Ye...
  The “Wharf Dance,” an annual event in Old New Castle, is scheduled for  7 to 11 p.m., Saturday, September 7, at the end of Delaware Street and the River. Pack a picnic basket and be prepared to dance the night away under the stars. There will be music and a cash bar, all to benefit the New Cast...