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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.
Dreaming about a waterfront house with up-to-date amenities combined with authentic 18th century creds?  5 Lake Drive in Bear, Delaware is a  brick charmer an hour and a half from Rehoboth Beach, 25 minutes to downtown Wilmington, and minutes from library and a shopping center with over 40 stores...
Being a flexible cook far away from my Polish Chicago origins, I have found a way to make pierogi even better than my aunts made. They would gather before Christmas and start a pierogi making session. One of my aunts gave me a recipe for dough, but I had problems with making it not stick to the r...
Trulia has rated the best towns for a Gingerbread Family to live to celebrate National Gingerbread day, December 12. They are all in California, Hawaii, Arizona and Florida. Also listed were the worst places for this mythical family to live, including Newark, Delaware (OUCH!) I don't understand a...
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 leg...
December is here with celebrations and good news for you!!All interested preservationists are invited to another in the bi-monthly Conversations About Historic Preservation,  happening  Friday, December 2, 2016 from 1-3 p.m. at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. Jake Miller and David Orr, Present...
The weather was nice the day after Thanksgiving, so I decided to take a walk at Bellevue State Park, just 5 minutes from my home in Wilmington, Delaware.It was calm and quiet, not many people on the walking track. In warmer weather, there would have been more visitors than the few I saw playing F...
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An hour and a half to Rehoboth Beach, 25 minutes to downtown Wilmington, 5 minutes from the new Bear Library and Governor's Square shopping center with over 40 stores and restaurants, the over 200-year-old estate once called "Rolling Prairie" has stepped into the new millennium with ease. Not onl...
I say a big "thank you" to mother nature for finally bringing those fall clothes out of the closet. A walk the other day at Winterthur Museum and Gardens in Delaware brought out some of her finest colors. And we have not even had freezing temperatures yet--more like the 60's every day!This made a...
Sometimes called "Orange Milkweed,"  the Asclepias Tuberosa outside my back door was planted to attract butterflies. However, at this time of year, it does a better job of serving as a hangout place for milkweed beetles or opening up its pods and letting the white silky fuzz fly free. However, th...

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