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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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2010 

Last week was the Delaware Center for Horticulture Private Gems Garden tour, and as I have already reported on the country part of the tour, this article will feature those gardens in the City of Wilmington. Being a sucker for flamingos, I loved this little fountain nestled in a garden in Union P...
06/25/2010
(Note: Since this posting, this home has sold for a December 28, 2010 settlement) If you are seeking a restored historic home with new systems, new kitchen and baths, you will love this Yorklyn, Delaware stone home, which is thought to be about 200 years old. Not only is this home beautiful, but ...
06/23/2010
On the banks of the Red Clay Creek, Yorklyn, Delaware is near the border with Pennsylvania that was drawn by Mason and Dixon. The swiftly moving creek once powered numerous mills from Pre-Revolutionary times to the early 20th century. Industry began here with John Garrett in 1730, when he opened ...
06/23/2010
The Delaware Center for Horticulture hosted a garden tour today that concentrated on 2 areas--inside the City of Wilmington, and north of the City in the Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania area.  Today we will talk about the Pennsylvania gardens.    The first property, with the classical vista, is owned b...
06/19/2010
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South Graylyn Crest is a  community of 328 homes is located in popular Brandywine Hundred, close to Concord Mall on Rt. 202 out side of the City of Wilmington, Delaware. It is East of Rt. 202 and North of I-95, which is just 5 minutes away, and 25 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport. ...
06/13/2010
The Delaware Center for Horticulture hosted an event last night which offered the opportunity to visit 2 gardens in the city of Wilmington, plus those on the grounds of the DCH.  We started at Goodstay Center, a former duPont home now owned by the University of Delaware and used for events and cl...
06/11/2010
Tyler Arboretum in nearby Media, Pennsylvania has a new theme for the current outdoor exhibit, which is sprinkled along their wooded trails. Local artisans from the tri-state region were invited to bring nature alive on The Magical Path of Tyler's woodlands. Seen below are the Gnome Home and a Gr...
06/08/2010
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