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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To those driving up the Philadelphia Pike just outside of Wilmington, Delaware, an anomaly appears--a thick stone wall with a home peeking out behind it. What could this ancient looking building be? To those in the know about the importance of this area during the Revolutionary war, the Penny H...
For the first time in 20 years, the historic Penny House in Wilmington, Delaware is available for a new owner. Built in 1749, this home saw George Washington (said to favor the spring water out back), Lafayette, and the troops traveling the Washington-Rochambeau Trail on the road to victory at Yo...