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The summertime programs conducted by Chester County townships called Town Tours and Village Walks hit a home run last night with St. Peter's Village in Warwick Twp., on the French Creek.  Once the home of St. Peter's Quarry, established in 1880 by the Knauer family, they exported granite for all ...
The Webster Family bought the land on which this historic home sits in the 18th Century, from the Talley family. These mid-seventeenth century settlers had owned 400 acres south of Naamans Creek, near Delaware's northern border with Pennsylvania. Through the years, only 4 families have owned the ...
  The numbers are in for May of 2012 real estate activity in New Castle County, Delaware. While not as many new listings have come on the market, closed sales are up 21% over a year ago. This has been reflected in competitive bidding we have seen recently for homes that are well-priced and in a c...
Every year, the DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival in Wilmington, Delaware brings 6 nights of  Jazz played by some of the world’s greatest jazz musicians to downtown Wilmington, Delaware.Schedule Monday night was no exception. Monty Alexander dazzled with his band and piano artistry, followed by...
I have received a notice from local elected officials about traffic restrictions next week in the Graylyn Crest area.   Wilmington -- The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) today announced that the contractor, GrassBusters Landscaping Company of Newark will begin a major intersection safety im...
I had a shocking revelation this weekend. I had just renewed my FIOS a couple of days ago, and (funny how this always happens) the rate went up $20/mo. for my TV, internet and phone. I thought it sounded as if I was going to be paying about the same as before, since they were sending me a $250 de...
June 15th of the fateful year of 1776 was a momentous date for the people of Delaware.  On that day the Colonial Assembly took the drastic step of proclaiming the little colony (The Three Lower Counties of New Castle, Kent and Sussex-upon-Delaware) separate and independent from Great Britain and ...
If you are looking for fun things to do with a little green fun thrown in, you have to check out the Delaware Center for Horticulture in Trolley Square, Wilmington, Delaware.  I attended the Garden Party and Open House (threatening rain made it a moveable feast) the other day and got my ticket fo...
If you love pocket doors, wrap-around porches, 11 foot ceilings, and bay windows, put Sunday, June 10 from 1 to 3 PM on your calendar. We are holding an open house at 1323 West 8th Street in Wilmington, Delaware's Cool Spring neighborhood.                                                          ...
June 2012 Historic Homes E-News                                                                  The Delaware Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of Driving Delaware: A Road Trip Through Our Collections, which highlights photographs, manuscripts, objects, and published materials...

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