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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.
If you are looking for a more rural "small town" atmosphere, Kent County may be the place for you to begin your Historic Home search in Delaware. It is in the middle of the State and home to the State Capital, Dover.  This  town has  official historic areas such as The First State Heritage Park  ...
New Castle County, Delaware has an area we call "below the canal."  This is the area where part of the County became separated by a 14 mile long waterway connecting the Chesapeake Bay and the Delaware River. Plans first began in the 1820's for a canal utilizing locks between the river levels and ...
NATIONAL NEWS:Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says pending home sales took a noticeable step back to start 2018. “The economy is in great shape, most local job markets are very strong and incomes are slowly rising, but there’s little doubt last month’s retreat in contract signings occurred bec...
I usually don't go walking at Winterthur in the rain, but it was an on and off kind of drizzle yesterday on March 1, as the gardens opened for the first time this year. There are some nice grades on the walking paths, just the ticket for someone who is trying to get back in shape from a rainy, sn...
Many years ago there used to be a program on WFLN, a classical music station out of Philadelphia (the station no longer exists) and it was 5 or 10 minutes long and broadcast from the Campbell Soup Museum in Camden, New Jersey. It was hosted by an erudite gentleman by the name of Ralph Collier (wh...
DELAWARE EVENTS On Saturday, March 3, 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will celebrate Women’s History month by hosting a presentation titled “Silent Sentinels.” This program, presented by Dr. Cynthia Newton of Wesley College, will focus on women in history who exercised political power be...
 Step back in time and experience the charm and beauty of colonial New Castle. Walk the cobblestone streets and enjoy the historic sites of this riverfront community.Historic New Castle, Delaware is located just 10 minutes south of downtown Wilmington with easy access from I-95 and I-295. Overloo...
THE GEORGE READ II HOUSEBuilt between 1801 and 1804, this home belonged to the son of George Read I, signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Containing 22 rooms, it reflects both the symmetry of the Georgian style and the attenuation of the Federal style as it came into po...
DELAWARE EVENTS First Saturday in the First State programs on Saturday, February 3 will include:"An Eagle on his Button and a Musket on his Shoulder: African-American Soldiers in the Civil War" 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the John Bell House, 43 The Green, Dover. Discover USCT heroes from Delaware who...
It looks like historic preservation was at the top of the agenda this morning for over 50 civic minded volunteers who gathered at the Chester County General Services Center for an exchange of ideas. Led by members of the County Planning Commission and sponsored by the Chester County Historic Pres...

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