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Looking for older and historic homes in the State of Delaware or in Chester County, Pennsylvania? Carolyn Roland tells you about Real Estate and gives you hints and stories about historic properties and sites. Call Carolyn Roland, selling older and historic homes in Delaware and Pennsylvania since 1987. Search historic homes in Delaware and Pennsylvania with the help of a trained Architectural Historian and Realtor.
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 Lot in small Delaware town backing to C & D Canal and the Michael Castle walking and biking trail going from Delaware City to the Maryland line. Public water & sewer available.    In the North Saint George's  Hometown Overlay district because of historic nature of town. This is generally more le...
03/22/2019
The Captain Marshall House, Circa 1870, has long been one of the most distinctive homes in North Chesapeake City Maryland, built facing the canal. Sit on the front porch and watch the ships go by or view a town fireworks show without driving anywhere. As you enter the gate through the hairpin fen...
03/03/2019
DELAWARE EVENTS The First State Heritage Park will explore the stories and contributions of Delaware women March 2 for the park’s monthly First Saturday in the First State program. The day’s schedule will feature various free events and activities marking Women’s History Month, with the focus on ...
02/28/2019
I just found this item about  the small fishing town of Ísafjörður, Iceland. It's labeled an exciting development in road safety. A new pedestrian crossing has been painted that appears to be 3D by way of a cleverly-detailed optical illusion.Not only does the innovative design give foot-travelers...
02/19/2019
For ages, Delaware recognized February 12 as Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. Then came “Monday holidays” to make three-day weekends for travel, convenience and a boost to the economy. Then in 1989, state lawmakers blended Lincoln’s first Monday with Washington’s third Monday birthdays and renamed the...
02/12/2019
Sometimes it's not always what you know, but WHO you know. Luckily for the New Garden Twp. PA Historic Commissiion, they have a friend in Richard Gaw of the Chester County Press.Richard came to the Commission a couple of months ago to investigate a controversy brewing with a local developer who, ...
02/09/2019
 We picked the coldest day of the year to see the orchid display at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.  But it was a treat for my birthday from a friend who works in the visitors' center at the Gardens, so we ventured forth. Because it was so cold, they offered a shuttle from the c...
02/01/2019
PENNSYLVANIA EVENTS The Federal Presence in Philadelphia. The Athenaeum will host an exhibition of sketches, watercolors, prints, architectural drawings and photographs that document two hundred years of Philadelphia buildings that were commissioned by the Federal Government as well as those that...
01/31/2019
It had been a place I had always wondered about, and here was my chance last week to gain entry to the historic Library Company of Philadelphia at 13th and Locust. Imagine yourself in 1731 Philadelphia, with few books available to the public. Then along comes Ben Franklin and his friends who were...
01/28/2019
The great snowstorm is supposed to be heading our way, so I headed to that place with all the needed supplies. If you are thinking grocery store, you are wrong. I usually have a plentiful supply of food in the house, with all the leftovers I freeze, and my extra stash of canned goods.  THE LIBRAR...
01/12/2019
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