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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...
May 2016 Historic Homes Newsletter Have Fun with History in Delaware and Pennsylvania this month!You are invited to a free symposium on current research dealing with African American communities in Chester County, Pennsylvania, and neighboring regions during the Era of Conflict and Resistance,180...
  I agree with Gayle Rich Boxman's post about always being open to learning. I went to a meeting yesterday with people representing different townships where troops, both British and American, moved through before, during and after the Battle of the Brandywine with Cornwallis and Gen. Washington....
Just found this today. Great example of Brit humor and/or how to deal with spam 
200 N. Cass St., Middletown, Delaware sits on the most distinguished residential street in this town.    Located about 24 miles south of Wilmington, this early crossroads town is one of the old Delaware towns not on a navigable waterway. It was originally a tavern stop about halfway on the old ca...
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 Historic Belmont Hall will be open for tours on Saturd...

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