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.,..
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Birchrunville is one of the most intact historic villages of Chester County. It is an example of a 19th Century village where tradesmen and millers lived in a symbiotic relationship with the farmers whose land surrounded the village. Its people supported a nearby iron mining settlement and its ro...
Tomahawk Manor, now located in Hartly, Delaware, outside of the State Capital of Dover, has a reputation and a mystery about it. The story below has been handed down for many years and through 2 owners of the house. The good news is that over 40 years ago, a local game warden found the house lan...