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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.,..



Proving that art is more than pretty pictures, an exhibit (really more of an experience) in the atrium of Morgan Library in Manhattan proved to be totally enchanting. Artist Spencer Finch has created a work that plays with light for a very specific purpose tied in to the raison d'etre of the Morg...
This late 18th century stone Delaware historic home is in the finest traditions of the English-influenced early mill owner homes in the Brandywine Valley. But rather than being built by one of the Quaker millers in nearby Brandywine Village who used the Brandywine Creek to power their mills, Henr...
  This last Sunday, I visited NYC, especially to go on a tour of the 1913 Woolworth Building, designed in 1913 by architect Cass Gilbert. This tour is available due to the excellent scholarship of tour guide and architectural historian, Anthony Robins, who we had met when he gave a talk in Delawa...
I have done Oxford tours in the past and highly recommend this town if you have never been there before. The people are super friendly and they put on a great tour!  P.S. This one was very well attended with some good natured rushing around to be in the first tour group to get a guide. But as th...
The Wilmington and Western Railroad Presents their Summer Fest 2014 this Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 10-4. Trains will run at 10:30, 12:30  and 2:30. Entertainment will come from the Delaware Knights of Magic, Auburn Heights steam cars, a band organ, old time base ball club, and others. There w...
  This classic Brick Split level on one of the largest lots in South Graylyn Crest is now being offered for sale. There are oak floors on the main and upper levels, and all windows, exterior doors, and garage door have been replaced. It has been freshly painted and spotlessly kept.     A high lev...
Chester County Town Tours & Village Walks are continuing in August with three more tours: August 7, Malvern Borough:125 Years of History by Trolley, August 14, Oxford Historic District Tour & Taste (I love this place-and this year they are offering “the snack flavors of Oxford.”). and August 21, ...

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