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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.



Historic Homes E-News, September, 2012   Wharf Dance---Put on your dancing shoes and join New Castle Senior Center and the New Castle Historical Society  at the Wharf in Old New Castle for a night full of music & dance, food & drink and friends on Saturday, September 15 from 7-11 p.m.  The evenin...
This weekend brings an annual event that I look forward to every First Saturday in September, the Arden Fair. Arden was founded early in the 20th century as a free tax community on the principles of Henry George. George was the most influential proponent of the land value tax, also known as the "...
       The question in the air when a Realtor® is in the room is always the same. "So, how is the real estate market?"  I would answer, it depends whether you are buying or selling. I just did a search to see how many active listings there are in the west of the city of Wilmington to Hockessin ar...
The Town Tours and Village Walks in Chester County, PA, came up with another hit last week in Oxford, Pennsylvania, a town of 5000 people, founded in 1833, and simply overflowing with historic buildings.The northern half of Oxford was owned by the Dickey family in the 19th century. The Dickeys in...
              After reading Toni Weidman's blog about using Ipiccy, I decided to try it again. She inspired me to take a picture of Sweet Autumn Clematis on an arbor in my garden which is just getting ready to burst forth with its white star-shaped bloooms. And using the "mirror frame" on Ipiccy,...
I had my old computer gathering dust for a couple of years. It was of absolutely no use. The programs were not compatible with the ones on my new laptop, and I didn't have a use for the screen. So what was I waiting for?      I was waiting to hear when the county was going to have their next recy...
Delaware is currently the only state in the country without a national park — but with your help, that may soon change. Please join the Delaware Congressional Delegation to discuss progress in establishing the First State National Historical Park and the possible inclusion of the 1,100-acre Wood...
In celebration of the Delaware Art Museum’s 100th anniversary, and in conjunction with 100 Works for 100 Years—a Museum-wide installation featuring one or more works from each year of the Museum’s existence—the Delaware Art Museum is thrilled to present its very first pop-up art exhibition! The e...
Amy has given everyone, no matter whether your house is on the market or not, some good hints on all the little details involved in having a clean and presentable home. Even if you divide the list and do 2 chores a month (or sooner if your house is on the market or will soon be) you will be on th...
This is a Jury Duty Story. Location: New Castle County Courthouse, Wilmington, Delaware. No, I’m not going to reveal any confidential information about a trial because there was NO trial. What happened was that we kept being told that we could not leave the Jury Assembly Room YET. They even gave ...

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