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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 

December 2012 Historic Homes E Newsletter The Historic Odessa Foundation presents its 2012 Holiday Tours, A Story of Old Christmas Nov. 14 to Dec. 30, 2012. At all of the Historic Odessa Foundation’s properties, • Candlelight Tours, every Friday in December — experience a special candlelight tou...
11/29/2012
Yuletide at Winterthur-  A Feast for the Eyes is now on view at this historic lovely former home of Henry Francis duPont, just north of Wilmington, Delaware. Having been a volunteer guide there in the distant past, I like to see what changes they make every year to keep this tour fresh. The tour ...
11/26/2012
The window salesman who stopped by the 1917 Dutch Colonial home of Ann and Gary Linley probably has no idea that he was the inspiration for a sixth-grade science fair project. But after 12-year-old Daniel Linley of Elkhart, Ind. overheard his father turn down the salesman’s pitch to replace his h...
11/22/2012
This four bedroom, two bath Henry Webster home has a fascinating history.  Built in the late 1700's as the dwelling of a mill owner, in the 1930's it became a part of a new section of Wilmington called Brandywine Hills. In the style of the time, the home's interior was turned into a Colonial Revi...
11/21/2012
  I received this letter with a link to click on to support a National Park for Delaware: With the election behind us, we are now in the homestretch of establishing Delaware's first National Park on the Woodlawn property along the historic Brandywine.  We are also running out of time.   The decis...
11/20/2012
Right across the state line between Delaware and Pennsylvania, is the Brandywine Battlefield Historic Site. This site commemorates the battle on September 7, 1777 when General Washington believed British General Howe would cross the Brandywine Creek at Chadds Ford, so he massed his troops there. ...
11/19/2012
November 2012 Historic Homes News The Delaware Historical Society presents The DuPont Highway: Propelling Delaware's People, Produce, and Poultry into the 20th Century, an illustrated talk given by Jonathan Russ, Associate Professor of History at the University of Delaware at the Milton Historica...
11/01/2012
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