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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.,..



January 2014 Historic Homes E Newsletter From Carolyn Roland   Civil rights, slavery and Delaware in the 1940s to be featured at State of Delaware museums in January.Highlights include “Civil Rights: A Dream Deferred: The Past to the Present” at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan 4 at The Old State House (...
  Solar power is good, right?  Unless you have wings made of wax and feathers, as in the Greek myth of Icarus, the man of little hubris, who flew too close to the sun with disastrous effect.    Or unless you are an architect designing glass towers with concave surfaces. Now we have a present day ...
  Song title: This Ole' House   Theme: The life cycles of an old house   This ole house once knew his children This ole house once knew his wife This ole house was home and comfort As they fought the storms of life This old house once rang with laughter This old house heard many shouts Now he tre...
  Travel with Carolyn: Historic Haddonfield New Jersey  Last week,  I traveled with some friends to visit Haddonfield, NJ, for their Holiday House Tour.  Our first stop was the historic Indian King Tavern,  which was the site of a 1777 meeting of theNew Jersey General Assembly that officially rat...
The Hale Byrnes House, an 18th Century historic home (now a residence and museum) of a Quaker miller was the center of a small settlement on the Christina River. Curator Kim Burdick spins tales of how the Byrnes family came to settle in Stanton, Delaware and how life was disrupted for this miller...
Carolyn Roland’s December 2013 Historic Homes Newsletter      On Saturday, Dec. 14, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., one of Delaware’s most historic homes—the Buena Vista Conference Center south of New Castle—will be decorated for the holidays and will be offering craft activities presented by the  De...

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