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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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2012 

Located just a stone's throw from downtown Wilmington, Delaware, this Mid-Town Brandywine historic home is in an ideal location with a small town friendliness. 220 West 14th Street is a 106 year old 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath home with Historic Home ambiance but modern updates. There are full master s...
05/30/2012
Mid-Town Brandywine’s H. Fletcher Brown Park is a pleasant place to cool off on a hot summer day. This small park is at the intersection of South Park Drive and North King Street, the site of the former H. Fletcher Brown Vocational High School and the earlier Old Soldiers’ Park. Named for renowne...
05/29/2012
The Cool Spring Reservoir in the City of Wilmington, Delaware was designed in 1873 with the lower embankment on Tenth and VanBuren Streets. By 1878 it was fully functioning, holding 11 million gallons and distributing an average of 43,000 gallons of water a day to Wilmingtonians.                 ...
05/28/2012
Yes, Historic Home fans will love all the over 100 period rooms incorporated into Winterthur Museum and love seeing its gardens outside of Wilmington, Delaware,  but on Sunday, I saw the peony collection as it was in full bloom. With the quirky weather, you never know when the perfect day will be...
05/22/2012
Every year on the third Saturday in May, Old New Castle in Delaware holds it's biggest event, Day in Old New Castle.  And this year, as in countless years past, a friend and I will be part of the cadre of volunteer docents greeting visitors to various historic homes.         Not only will you be ...
05/17/2012
Sometimes I lose patience with sellers of older and historic homes who have put up with defects for many years and expect buyers to turn a blind eye to them. Let's face it, buyers (unless they are looking for a fixer-upper at a bargain price) do not want to see the above when they are seeking the...
05/10/2012
The Tudor Revival style was in its full glory this weekend as the part of West Philadelphia known as Overbrook had its annual house tour. And some houses they are!  We started out at the most unusual residences, which were condos converted from industrial lofts along the railroad tracks that run ...
05/07/2012
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