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The American Revolution Round Table of Northern Delaware and the Hale-Byrnes House in Stanton, Delaware invite you to attend a talk on the Battle of Cooch’s Bridge Saturday, August 13 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. The only Revolutionary War battle to be fought in the State will be addressed by Wade Catts....
Middletown Delaware's Main Street is a Joy! Imagine living in a small town with shops and galleries you can easily walk to. Here’s an easy solution--come to an open house from 1-4 p.m. this Sunday, July 31 at 200 North Cass St. and then take in the sights. Shop hours and days  vary, so first chec...
Experience some small town love in Middletown, Delaware! The 2016 Middletown Olde-Tyme Peach Festival will be held Saturday August 20, 2016 beginning at 9am with the annual Peach parade on Broad Street and will conclude at 4pm.  Many activities are centered around Main Street.  Main Street and a ...
Off to the farm we go today--Highland Orchards, the little farm in the middle of Brandywine Hundred, I mean. Right across the street from Brandywine High School on Foulk Rd., “The Main Street of Brandywine Hundred.”  Lots of organic veggies (plus some non-organics from other sources) and home ba...
First of all, if you are wondering where to celebrate July 4 in Delaware, check out Delaware Today’s list. Then, in Dover, the First State Heritage Park is celebrating July 4 Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. There will be walking tours, children’s games, a film about Caesar Rodney’s historic ride f...
The Chambers Mansion, c. 1894, is a glorious example of the Victorian Queen Anne style. Built by Miss Marion Clark on 16 acres running down to the Delaware River, it was on the trolley line from Wilmington to Downingtown PA. With a wrap-around porch, 2 turrets, 2 balconies and a widow's walk on t...
The first time I saw this Bear, Delaware home, I could not believe the treasure I beheld! For an historic home “expert,”  a brick home with Flemish Bond brickwork, a brick belt course, and water table were all signs of an 18th century structure. So far, I have found deeds going back to the 1870’s...
America’s Oldest Street is to celebrate Saturday, June 4 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Elfreth’s Alley in Philadelphia. Located in the heart of Old City between Front and 2nd Streets just north of Arch, the Elfreth’s Alley Museum is one of few landmarks dedicated to the everyday American. Representi...
As part of the  Dover Days programs for May 5th you are invited to see: Revealing the Ridgely Family: Historic Theater The First State Heritage Park and Caesar Rodney High School Stage Crew & Thespians will present 4 historic theater vignettes. The student actors will peel back the layers of tim...
I just received this news Bulletin from my friend Susan at Bellefonte Vintage:  Guess who's coming back to Brandywine Boulevard? We are thrilled to announce that longtime Bellefonte merchants Sue Ellen Creech and Tonya Smallwood are returning to Brandywine Blvd, sharing space with Bellefonte Vint...

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