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November is here and I am going to sit back and wait for the trees (note the plural) to start changing colors in Delaware. Then I have to rush to plan the Christmas events headed my way!  The Union Park Gardens Neighborhood Assn. in Wilmington are taking part in Art on the Town Friday, November 4...
Needing to get out and walk the other day, I decided to take advantage of a lovely warm October day midweek, when I knew there would not be many visitors at Winterthur Museum and Gardens. Very few trees had yet felt the urge to show fall colors, but the seasonal changes were subtle, but present. ...
Saturday was a fun time to wander over to Brandywine Blvd. in Bellefonte, Delaware and check out Blocktoberfest. The antiques, collectibles, what- nots, art, and artful clothing and jewelry were on display at shops such at Bellefonte Vintage, Bellefonte Arts and Eclectica.  Something new to me, K...
On Friday, October 7, 2016, I was invited to a "Historic Preservation Celebration:Past, Present, and Future," held at a converted movie theater in Smyrna, Delaware.   At this building now housing the Painted Stave Distillery, we were welcomed by not only Ron Gomes and Mike Rasmussen of the distil...
5 Lake Drive in Bear Delaware still retains a touch of its original country setting, although it's no longer on 200 acres, but 3.3 acres. It sits on a small lake, with a pool and hot tub on the deck, and a lovely screened porch for watching the ducks and small boats on the lake.  There is an over...
E Newsletter--October 2016 (Apologies for any font irregularities caused by technical problems)Pennsylvania Events : The Chester County Historical Society and Greystone Manor present talks by Catherine Quillman and Tara WinkOctober 4, 2016 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM at  Greystone Hall (1034 Phoenixvi...
In the 19th Century, this home was called Rolling Prairie, and we can try and imagine what Bear Delaware was like when the nearby Bear Tavern greeted travelers on the road from Lancaster, Pennsylvania to Christiana, Delaware.Now known as 5 Lake Drive in Bear, Delaware, this substantial brick home...
Chadds Ford Days is a festival commemorating the Battle of the Brandywine, which took place on September 11th, 1777. With activities for all ages varying from colonial demonstrations, tours of our historical homes, war reenactors and local music. Over 60 vendors will offer various items such as a...
I made use of my member pass the other day at Winterthur Museum and Gardens in Delaware and took the Wednesday afternoon “Estate Tour” via tram.While waiting for the tram, I did wander around and saw the exhibit on clocks, featuring well known names such as Simon Willard and his 1802 “Banjo Clock...
I always look forward to the Chinese Festival in Hockessin, Delaware. It is appearing late on the summer calendar, because apparently they had construction going on earlier.  I am sure it will be a great event--I have been going for at least 10 years, dating back to pre-air conditioning in this r...

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