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 weather forecasters have been touting a weekend storm for a month now. Sooner or later it has to actually happen, right?The snow started last night and we woke up today with several inches of snow. The good news is that I don't have to go outside today. More good news is that last year, my ar...
The c. 1800 George Read II House in Old New Castle, Delaware is trying to shed the "stuffy museum" image with its "Lit for the Holidays" exhibit. Last night, I visited this after dark special activity and found the really off center to the beautiful on exhibit. We start out in the garden with a...
I took a walk on New Year's Day in the old Colonial Capital of Delaware. It took on a whole different look in the late day fog. Battery Park on the Delaware River was like a scene in a movie (with lots of dry ice in the picture). The old ticket office from the 1830's New Castle and Frenchtown rai...