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2009 

  This morning, Delaware and  the Old Swedes Foundation held Landing Day Services at the site of Fort Christina Park in Wilmington DE. Unknown by many, Delaware was founded by the Swedes and Finns. In 1638, the first Swedish settlement was established at Fort Christina located just east of presen...
03/29/2009
Recently I have received several questions from people from outside the area trying to understand exactly where the places are that I have mentioned in my blog. In general, they are all in the vicinity of Delaware County Pennsylvania which is located just west of Philadelphia. I recognize that th...
03/27/2009
As we enter the last weekend of March, you still have the opportunity to take advantage of the Barrels on the Brandywine Event put on by the member wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail.  The Brandywine Valley Wine Trail encompasses seven wineries (soon to be eight) ranging from just west ...
03/25/2009
Welcome to Aldan Borough Pennsylvania.  Today we are visiting the Aldan PA SEPTA 102 Trolley Line Station located in the center of Aldan at the intersection of Woodlawn Avenue and Providence Rd.  Aldan Borough Pa is located just south of Clifton Heights, east of Upper Darby and Springfield, north...
03/23/2009
 Sometimes, less really is more. Sometimes you just need to simplify your life.  You may be looking for a first home, downsizing from a larger space, need a second home locally, the possibilities are endless, but you often are looking for a less complicated lifestyle.  One bedroom properties can ...
03/21/2009
So what's happening in New Castle County Delaware real estate today?  --  A bit of a slog but some signs of an upturn. As noted in my last post on New Castle County, the market here experienced the same drop in activity that we saw region wide.  Since then, again like other areas, it has continue...
03/19/2009
From beloved Christmas Carols to iconic Wyeth American paintings, the American Chestnut tree has always been deeply ingrained in our culture.  Once one of the bedrocks of our forests, farms, industry, and identity, beginning in 1904 the American Chestnut Tree has been all but wiped off the land b...
03/17/2009
Welcome to Glenolden in Delaware County Pennsylvania.  Today we have the opportunity to visit the Glendolden PA SEPTA Station on the SEPTA R2 Regional Rail Line with service from Center City Philadelphia through to Wilmington and Newark Delaware.  The video also includes a close up of the Amtrak ...
03/15/2009
Foreclosure Preview: Yesterday I had the chance to preview an upcoming foreclosure listing in the Winding River subdivision just north of Phoenixville Pennsylvania in Chester County.  Please be forewarned that this is a rougher video and the home has only been partially cleaned out, but this will...
03/13/2009
Since its construction in the fifties, Briarcliffe (/ Briarcliff) in Darby Township Pennsylvania has always been one of the most popular communities in the area. This Suburban Philadelphia community with over 2000 homes is centrally located in eastern Delaware County just west of Collingdale, nor...
03/10/2009
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