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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The Friends of Belmont Hall are pleased to partner with the 2nd Regiment Delaware Volunteer Infantry and the Living History Society of Delaware to present the School of the Soldier. This event is free, details on website at belmonthall.org. Historic Belmont Hall will be open for tours on Saturd...
The W. G. Phillips House is part of the Greenbank Historic Area on Newport Gap Pike in Wilmington. Many know the area from visiting the Greenbank Mill and the adjacent Wilmington and Western Steam Railroad. The gardens have started blooming and add a colorful touch to this 1840 home set high on a...
When this home was built around 1850, it was very lonely, being the only one on Cass St. in Middletown, Delaware. Middletown, located about 24 miles south of Wilmington, is an early crossroads town, one of the old Delaware towns not on a navigable waterway. It was originally a tavern stop about h...
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 you can see it first hand Friday night from 5-8 p.m. Situated between the northern edge of Wilmington, Delaware and the Pennsylvania State line, this incorpor...