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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.,..



Funky, funny little Bellefonte!  With a population of 1193 and a land area of .18 square miles, it’s hard to imagine it as an arts, antiques, and “eclectica” hot spot, but it is. Situated a stone’s throw from the Delaware River between the northern edge of Wilmington and the Pennsylvania State Li...
I have been working on a market analysis for the last couple of days and have again seen the obvious.  Historic home sales have a whole different trajectory in the marketplace. Since the advent of HGTV and double income couples, a) people want a picture perfect home with all new systems, and b) t...
    Through November 23, you can visit Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania to see the Chrysanthemum Festival. Every year at this time, the flowers which have been started from cuttings emerge in fantastical forms inspired by the Japanese art of artificially training mums through litt...
I visited JPT Chair Caning, Etc. on Brandywine Blvd. last week during the First Friday art events in Wilmington and Bellefonte. Fascinating place!   Paula Thomas and Jackie Palmer are the owners, and I got a little explanation of her work from Paula, who has been in the business 13 years. When s...
Maybe I'm a suspicious worrier, but the idea of putting my database in the "cloud" does not appeal to me. Every day it seems like another business gets hacked. So when my laptop died this summer, I decided the old online service which linked info from my phone to my computer and vice-versa had to...
A visit to Mount Vernon with a group from The George Washington Society, Ltd. of Wilmington, Delaware was a real treat last week. We had a VIP tour of the grounds and the mansion, culminating with two officers of the society laying a wreath at the tomb of George and Martha Washington. Since no ph...

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