historic homes delaware: June 2017 Historic Homes E-News - 05/31/17 09:49 AM
DELAWARE EVENTS
 
  Yorklyn Day: Join the fun on Sunday, June 4, from 11 am to 5 pm, as we spotlight the history, heritage and spirit of Yorklyn, Delaware. With family and all ages events, an artisan's market, live music, food, antique auto rides and mansion tours (some events have a fee). Proceeds from the event benefit the Center for the Creative Arts, the Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve, and Delaware State Parks.
 
The Newark (Delaware) History Museum is now open on Sundays, from 2-5 P.M.  The Museum has exhibits relating to all aspects of Newark History. Come and see exhibits and … (0 comments)

historic homes delaware: January 2017 Historic Homes E-Newsletter - 01/01/17 01:49 PM
Things to do in January:
Delaware
                   Lewes
Originally built as the Lewes branch of the Sussex Trust, Title & Safe Deposit Company, the Zwaanendael Club Museum Store is located at 302 Savannah Road at the corner of Savannah Road and Third Street. It is now the Lewes Historical Society’s Museum Store ( winter hours, click here)
Located on the corner of Second and Mulberry Streets, the Ryves Holt House is the oldest house still standing on its original foundation in the State of Delaware. It was recently added to the First State National Historical Park.
 
Dover
 The Kalmar Nyckel: New Discoveries. On … (0 comments)

historic homes delaware: Happy Delaware Day! - 12/07/16 08:52 AM
Since 1933, the governors of Delaware have proclaimed December 7 as Delaware Day in honor of that day in 1787, when Delaware became the first state to ratify the Federal Constitution, thus making Delaware the first state in the New Nation.

Thanks to the efforts of a wise Delaware educator and legislator, Mr. E. Paul Burkholder along with the Rotary Club of Georgetown, a statewide effort was made in 1933 to have December 7 established as Delaware Day. He and this Rotary Club secured more than 6,000 signatures on petitions, which were presented to the Governor and to the … (2 comments)

historic homes delaware: Historic Buildings Hold Treasure Trove of Graffiti - 08/08/16 07:54 AM

Yes, Michael will really talk about graffiti, but once it morphs into  historic territory, it becomes a subject of scholarly research. I have heard him speak about all the “writing on the wall” at Old Swede’s Church in Wilmington, and there is a lot to learn. Join him at Stoney’s British Pub and learn all about it and lift a pint to history! 
Looking to buy or sell an historic property in New Castle or Kent County Delaware, or Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania? Call Your Historic Homes Resource, Carolyn Roland … (0 comments)

historic homes delaware: When Harry Met Sally, 200 Years Ago--in Delaware - 05/03/16 06:45 AM
As part of the  Dover Days programs for May 5th you are invited to see: Revealing the Ridgely Family: Historic Theater The First State Heritage Park and Caesar Rodney High School Stage Crew & Thespians will present 4 historic theater vignettes. The student actors will peel back the layers of time and visitors will find out more about this influential Dover family. Learn about all they have contributed over the last 300 years. This event is a progressive play with a staff member leading the audience from site to site for each of the four 20 minute performances. There will be … (2 comments)

historic homes delaware: Yuletide at Winterthur Sparkles - 11/26/15 07:10 AM
Yuletide at Winterthur   A friend and  I took some time last night to see the Christmas Season exhibit in the duPont house at Winterthur Museum and Gardens .  The historic home was first occupied in 1839, with later additions. There are lots of Christmas trees, including one accented with purple to recall the wisteria design Tiffany lamp in the current Tiffany exhibit at the museum, and one with naturalistic elements, including a topping of a wasp nest and little wasps (my interpretation) flying around the tree.
And there is the crowd favorite, a dried flower tree in the conservatory, surrounded by … (10 comments)

historic homes delaware: October 2015 Historic Homes E Newsletter - 09/29/15 10:21 AM
October 2015 Historic Homes E Newsletter Saturday, October 3, 2015 is  the 75th annual Chester County Day tour of homes to benefit The Women’s Auxiliary of the Chester County Hospital. This tour of homes and some public buildings will take place in the West Chester area this year. I always attend the preview slide show the night before at either the West Chester Historic Courthouse at 6 & 7:30 p.m. or Longwood Gardens at 6 & 7 p.m. You can buy tickets there or at the Chester County Historical Society, $40 each. For more information, contact Women’s Auxiliary to The Chester … (4 comments)

historic homes delaware: Wilmington Library Shines in New Update - 03/19/14 05:44 AM
The Wilmington (Delaware) Free Library recently re-opened more than a year and a half after closing to undergo a $10.4 million rehab. My last memory of the “old” Library was working in the research room on the 3rd floor on a hot summer day with all the windows open,  not helping with the oppressive heat.   A recent visit to the Library revealed something completely different. The renovation – partly financed through the controversial sale of N.C. Wyeth illustrations – goes beyond new lighting, an improved air conditioning system and a modern entryway that includes a new handicapped entrance to the 92-year-old … (4 comments)

historic homes delaware: Wilmington Water Taxi Going Strong - 08/08/13 04:24 AM
Come Ride the River on the Wilmington River Taxi!      Enjoy the natural beauty and tranquil waters of Wilmington's scenic Riverfront with a river taxi ride along the Christina. Bring the entire family on a fun-filled cruise, or hop on board at one of the convenient stops for a quick trip to your favorite restaurant or shopping destination.   Family Night Cruises   Bring the kids down to the Riverfront every Tuesday and Thursday night in June, July & August for a 45 minute ride on the Christina River.  Cruise times are 5:00, 6:00, and 7:00 p.m. $15 per family of 4. … (2 comments)

 
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