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 Last week, the Town Tours of Chester County, Pennsylvania visited West Grove. Our group was told that the village of West Grove derived it’s name from the Friends Meeting House on Harmony Road which was built in 1787 on the western edge of London Grove Township. West Grove was separated from Lon...
This last week the Chester County, Pennsylvania Town Tour was in Coatesville, and the star was a woman who died in 1854.  Rebecca Webb Pennock Lukens’ father would take her to his Federal Slitting Mill as a child, so she was no stranger to industry. Even today, a cluster of Lukens family homes on...
August 2015 Historic Homes E-Newsletter  Battles at Boone: A Revolutionary Encampment will happen at the historic Daniel Boone Homestead, Berks County, Pennsylvania, August 15 & 16, 2015, from 9:00AM to 4:00PM  The Friends of the Daniel Boone Homestead are excited to offer another living history ...
 The American Revolution Round Table of Northern Delaware invites you to a program, “Black Loyalists in the American Revolution,” a talk by John J. McLaughlin, PhD at the Hale-Byrnes House, 606 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, Delaware (near Christiana Mall) on Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 7:30-...
A recent visit to Frederick, Maryland found that this historic little town is a popular place for weekend getaways. Early Native Americans followed the Moncacy river here, and settled at the foothills of the Catoctin Mountains. Daniel Dulany—a land speculator from Ireland—laid out "Frederick Town...
 Water pouring out of a light fixture in a house I am getting ready to market?  No Problem!  Much of the wiring done in knob and tube? No Problem!  Well, not much of a problem with the proper contractors.  I was going through the house this morning with an electrician, explaining what the rooms w...
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, Delaware and the Pennsylvani...
Photo courtesy Media BoroughBastille Day in Downtown Media will be held Saturday, July 11, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 10:30 PM.  And if you are looking for a town that loves to party, you have found it!!Experience the ART of Independence. Join the party in Media as they shut down State Street and storm...
OK, now it’s really summer, and so far, either it’s been hot, or it’s been raining. But it brought to mind why the Wilmington area was settled over 350 years ago--the creeks and rivers provided rushing water at the southern end of the Piedmont, otherwise known as the “Fall Line.”  If you built a ...
You have heard of the calm after the storm--well last night was a good example. My friends and I were determined to have our yearly visit to the Mann Music Center in Philadelphia to hear the Philadelphia Orchestra play Tchaikovsky. We used to go several times each center for these concerts, and s...

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