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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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2018 

I just had to share this newsletter article from The Comprehensive Wealth Management Group in West Chester, Pennsylvania. IT’S CAMPING SEASON! In 1869, the first recreational camping guide, Adventures in Wilderness, was authored by minister William H.H. Murray and became a bestseller. The book’s ...
07/30/2018
 Looking for some fresh air and green spaces today (since the rain has stopped), I wandered down to the Newlin Grist Mill in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania. I had not been down there in years and it is right down the road from my favorite shopping spot, the Shoppes at Brinton Lake. And yes, it is in De...
07/28/2018
Yesterday, we reviewed the numbers in New Castle County, Delaware. Now let's cross the state line and go up into Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. Market conditions always vary in this more rural area which places a high value on open space. As a matter of fact, Kennett Twp. recently purchas...
07/25/2018
 As we all have observed in our part of the country, real estate activity in June in Delaware was reflective of the weather: everyone was hiding inside with the air conditioning turned up high and trying to avoid participating in the real estate market.New listings were down almost 10% compared t...
07/24/2018
Every so often I am reminded of the old saying, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." A recent article in Forbes has brought this maxim to mind again.  Last week, the members of the New Garden Twp. (Pennsylvania) Historic Commission met at the 19th C. Lyceum, (photo) once the site of education, lect...
07/19/2018
For those of us who live in the area of North Wilmington called Brandywine Hundred, Concord Pike (Route 202) is a constant in our lives.  I expect there will be a big crowd on July 25 from 6-8 p.m. at the Talleyville Fire Hall (photo)  when a 20 year plan for the area is discussed.  How many more...
07/17/2018
So you are always looking for gifts and souvenirs that are unique remembrances of that cool little town you came upon in Pennsylvania. Well, if that little Borough is Kennett Square, have we got a deal for you!  It's called The Mushroom Cap.They have fresh White, Crimini, Shitake, Oyster, Maitake...
07/07/2018
At 2 p.m. on the Fourth of July, church bells (and maybe school bells) rang across the country as part of a nationwide celebration of the 242nd anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.And I'm sure each celebration took on a local flavor, just as the one here at Immanuel Chur...
07/04/2018
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