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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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2013 

What’s in bloom in Old New Castle? The last roses of summer are still hanging on, and the chrysanthemums are appearing in bright patches, but what is outshining even the flowers is the choice of historic homes for sale.  Today there are 16 historic homes for sale in the historic area, with prices...
10/29/2013
     If anyone wondered where your Civic Association dues go, we had a great example of our community spirit this Saturday. Thanks to our enthusiastic Activities Chair, Chastity Rouse, we had games, face painting, a moon bounce, and a very nice selection of goodies from a food truck. There were d...
10/19/2013
   There is lots of room in this attractive ranch house with a finished lower level with full bath and bedroom, outside entrance and laundry room, making this a possible in-law suite. An eat-in kitchen with oak cabinets has a garden window and  sliding doors to a patio. There are hardwood floors ...
10/15/2013
Saturday, October 5, 2013 saw guests traveling to see historic homes and sites on the Annual Chester County Day scrambling to find these hidden treasures. Each year, on the first Saturday of October, the organizers concentrate on a different quarter of the county, plus historic homes in West Ches...
10/12/2013
While looking for tickets to the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Chester County, I found this link from the Mikado. Attention politicians: None of you will be missed--I've got a little list!   It seems this is not a new problem, either here or in Gilbert & Sullivan land (England), where it was orig...
10/10/2013
                                 What a treat it was to visit the site on the Seventh Street Peninsula on the Christina River in Wilmington and see the work the Challenge Program has done restoring an 1889 Jackson and Sharp railcar originally made right here in Wilmington. This nonprofit helps at...
10/08/2013
Now I’m not saying that Henry Webster is haunting this house, but if he were to come  back, the poor guy would be 275 years old, and you just might hear his bones creak.  And now, this historic home is for sale at a greatly reduced price. Luckily, it's pretty quiet here in Brandywine Hills, on th...
10/07/2013
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Time to rest after working in the garden and enjoying the sunshine today. With a storm heading up the coast, it was a good time to pick some flowers and the last of the tomatoes before they get blown down. And I finally gave in and switched the thermostat from heat to cool setting (I need my own...
10/06/2013
The New Castle Historical Society announces “Hauntings in History”  walking tours October 18, 19, 25, & 26 at 7, 7:30, and 8:30 p.m. at the Amstel House in Old New Castle.  The original spooky tours are back again this year with new stories and new artifacts to see.  Space is limited and these t...
10/01/2013
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