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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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 Looking out of my kitchen window this morning, I was pleased to see my new Vivienne Clematis has bloomed. I love the large purple flowers, especially since my other Clematis turned out to have tiny purple blooms.   My hot red/orange poppies needed some brassy neighbors, and I think Vivienne is g...
05/21/2019
Located on the Delaware River and founded in 1651 by the Dutch as a military fort, New Castle bounced from being part of the Netherlands, Sweden, and England during the 17th Century. (the Delaware River seen from Battery Park) In the 18th and 19th Centuries, wharves and merchants lined the shores...
05/20/2019
DELAWARE EVENTS  The Antiques Market at Silver Hill in historic Milford on Saturday, May 4 from 9 am to 3 pm on the lawn of the Parson Thorne Mansion 501 NW Front St.  Dealers from Delaware and Maryland are selling antiques, vintage and collectibles!  The Milford Garden Club will hold their annua...
04/29/2019
Today was the 15th annual sheep shearing day and herb sale at historic Greenbank Mills and Phillips Farm in Wilmington, Delaware.  I had not been to the Mill in many years, and was anxious to meet the sheep and the people who volunteer to staff the complex.  The first mill at Greenbank was report...
04/27/2019
  It's been about 4 years since I planted my Flowering Quince ("Double Take Orange Storm") and a Spirea bush in the back of my yard. Every year I inspect it after the Spirea (photo) next to it blooms. I had loved the combination of 2 plants in Winterthur's Sundial Garden, and hoped to get a simil...
04/18/2019
DELAWARE EVENTS At 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 4,   “The Constitutional Convention and Ratification” will be the subject of New Castle Court House Museum historical interpreter Nicole Worthley. She will explore the debates, compromises and writing of the U.S. Constitution during the Constitution...
03/31/2019
 Thank goodness for the Balkans and China for propagating my favorite late winter-early spring flowering plants, the Hellebores.   Some people call them winter roses, Christmas Roses, or Lenten Roses, but they are not members of the rose family. I can't remember exactly when I first saw them, but...
03/27/2019
 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
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