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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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2011 

I am going to share a statement from National Trust for Historic PreservationPresident Stephanie Meeks  Washington, D.C. (January 26, 2011) - Wal-Mart today announced that it has withdrawn its proposal to build a Wal-Mart Supercenter at a location within the boundaries of Wilderness Battlefield ...
01/28/2011
Poet Robert Frost may have said "Good fences make good neighbors," but I say good neighbors with snow blowers are more precious than gold. I have been working at clearing my driveway in spells today, not looking forward to trying to get through the 4' high wall left by the snowplow. Just as I was...
01/27/2011
Mr. & Mrs. Seller, I have been in the Real Estate business for over 20 years, helping buyers and sellers. But don't call me IF: .You don't want to be honest with me about your motivation or finances .You don't want to disclose the condition of your home, roof leaks, appliances that don't work, pl...
01/23/2011
This graph is an update on the number of homes for sale and sold in the last 6 months in Brandywine Hundred. As you can see, the number for sale has held relatively steady, while sales have ebbed and flowed. Presently, at the end of January, 2011, there are 290 homes on the market from $200-999,...
01/21/2011
                               Downtown Newark, Delaware will be hosting  a culinary celebration, the Fifth Annual Restaurant Week, January 24-30. It will highlight fabulous restaurants and their offerings -- diverse enough to please any palate, and at prices to suit any purse! Say hello to a new...
01/19/2011
The 2011 Victorian Lecture Series presented by the Friends of Rockwood Museum in Wilmington, Delaware, will begin with "Victorian Postcards" presented by Rachael Baitch, John Sweeney Fellowship recipient. It will take place Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 2 PM in Bessie's Parlor, at the Museum. The ...
01/18/2011
Congratulations to the Kennett Amateur Theatrical Society (KATS Inc.) for their always fun presentation and Tenth Anniversary performance of a pantomime tradition dating back to 1814. This last weekend, Dick Whittington and His Cat continued a British tradition deriving from several sources, incl...
01/16/2011
        If you have only been to Rockwood Park and Museum to hike the grounds in warm weather, you might consider a visit when the grounds are covered with snow. This 150 year old estate is now a New Castle County, Delaware public park. Being located on hilly terrain, from which the original owne...
01/13/2011
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     If you are interested in Delaware history, Naval history, or silver from the early 20th century, you will find an interesting exhibit at the Delaware Public Archives in Dover, Delaware. There were 6 ships named Delaware, starting with the first Delaware, a frigate, built under the 13 Decembe...
01/08/2011
         Peter's Fruit Farm is the traditional name of this home in Newark, Delaware, seen here in a recent photo and one from 1956. The apple trees are gone, and an over 55 community, Paper Mill Falls, has been built in the former orchard. This 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath historic home gives a buyer t...
01/08/2011
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