day in old new castle: 89th Day In Old New Castle Re-Enacts Real Estate Transfer in 1682 - 05/16/13 12:41 AM
This Saturday, May 18, 2013 will bring back another trip in time, when the oldest house and garden tour in the United States returns for the 89th time in Old New Castle, on the Delaware River. A Day in Old New Castle is presented by Immanuel Episcopal Church on the Green, in the center of this historic town.
One thing I always look forward to is the Town Crier announcing the arrival of William Penn, who first set foot on what is now U.S. soil in 1682 in New Castle. Penn and the Crier travel around town re-enacting the "Livery … (4 comments)

day in old new castle: April 2013 Historic Homes E Newsletter - 04/01/13 07:07 AM
The Chester County Antiques Show with the theme, Architectural Elements in Furniture will be held Saturday, April 6 from 10:00am - 6:00pm and Sunday, April 7 from 11:00am - 5:00pm. $15.00 includes admission, lectures, show catalog, and parking. A new location this year is the Phelps School, 583 Sugartown Road Malvern, PA 19355. One of the special lectures is Saturday at 1 PM, "Elements of Architecture in Furniture" ~ Brock Jobe, Professor of American Decorative Arts at Winterthur. Brock is an excellent presenter (and former client!).
On Tuesday, April 9 The Royal Oak Foundation will present The Very … (2 comments)

day in old new castle: Day In Old New Castle Coming Up Saturday - 05/17/12 12:08 AM
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 able to visit shops, museums, and private homes between 10 AM and 5 PM, but some pretty spectacular gardens will also be open (pictures are: Packet Alley on The Strand and flower on the 2010 tour). There will be music, dancing, and change bell ringing … (2 comments)

day in old new castle: A Day In Old New Castle Is Full Of Events and History - 05/19/11 12:40 PM
Saturday, May 21, from 10 am to 5 pm is the 86th annual Day in Old New Castle, Delaware. The Colonial Capital of the State opens museums, private homes, and gardens, in this little town on the Delaware River. (shown is the Old Court House west wing).
~Stroll through carefully tended gardens~Tour exquisite private homes dating from the 18th century that reflect the history of Old New Castle~Enjoy guided historical walking tours~Enjoy period music, dance, and change ringing on the church tower bells.
More information at
(And until 1:45 pm, look for me greeting guests at the door of the Amstel … (0 comments)

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