October 2015 Historic Homes E Newsletter

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October 2015 Historic Homes E Newsletter

chester county daySaturday, 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 County Hospital or drop me an email.

 

Sugartown at Sundown Lantern Tours will be sugartownoffered on October 16-17 in  Historic Sugartown with a spooky fall flair from 6:30-8 p.m. Cost: $8.00 Adults, $6.00 Children (10 & under) For more information, http://historicsugartown.org
 

Love those river towns? More to do on river townOctober 3, this time on the Delaware River. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 River Towns Ride and Festival. Festivals in historic New Castle and Delaware City frame a bicycling event between the two cities. Family-oriented festival held from 11:30 a.m.–5 p.m. at the New Castle Court House Museum and The Green in New Castle will feature food and craft beer, music, pumpkin decorating and children’s games. 302-323-4453.

 

Thursday, October 22, 2015, 7:00 p.m. “Building Seagram buildingSeagram” is the inside story about Mies van der Rohe’s design of the Seagram building. Come to the Soda House at Hagley Museum, Wilmington, DE.  Admission is free and open to all. Reservations are requested; call (302) 658-2400, ext. 243 or email clockman@Hagley.org (image by beverlyclaire)

“William Penn Day” will be celebrated at the New Castle Court House Museum and other locations in downtown New Castle on Saturday, Oct. 24. The event will feature a full day of activities Old Court Housecommemorating the 333rd anniversary of Penn’s disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World. Programs will include a re-enactment of the Livery of Seizen ritual in which Penn received possession of New Castle and a 12-mile circle of land surrounding it at 10 a.m.; a performance by De Blokfluiters recorder/flute ensemble at 11 a.m.; “The Trial of William Penn,” a historical play exploring Penn’s trial on religious freedom and the rights of English subjects under the law at 12:30 and 3 p.m.; and “My Life With William by Mrs. Penn” at 1:30 p.m.

 

James F. Turk’s Underground Railroad talk, “7 Steps7 steps to Freedom” will be presented Monday, October 26 from 6:30-8:40 p.m. at the New Castle Court House Museum in Old New Castle. This is an interpretive program about the Underground Railroad utilizing mobile technology.  It is a production of the Salem County Cultural & Heritage Commission in partnership with the Foundation for New Jersey Public Broadcasting

Going downstate in Delaware? The Lewes Historical Society invites you to the Fall Craft Fair featuring the work of over 60 artisans Lewes Hist SocSaturday, October 3, from 9:00 a.m.  4:00 p.m. at the Lewes Historical Society Campus at 110 Shipcarpenter Street. The Craft Fair is a fundraising event for the Lewes Historical Society and there is a $5.00 admission fee for all visitors. There is no cost for children 12 and under.

WinterthurWinterthur invites you to hop on for  their third annual Truck and Tractor Day! Enjoy this autumn celebration with hayrides, arts and crafts for the kids, ice-cream, and more than 30 farm vehicles and trucks from the Winterthur Fire Department on display.  

Absolutely Fabulous is how I would describe theseEliason House older and historic homes for sale: The Andrew Eliason House in Middletown, Delaware is an 1856 brick estate Webster housestyle home; 1780's Henry Webster house in Wilmington, Delaware; 1914 Craftsman style bungalow in Newark, Delaware. Craftsman bungalowThese can all be found on the Carolyn Roland webpage

your older and historic homes resource.

And don’t forget these “coming soon houses”. The Queen Anne Chambers Mansion and the waterfront 18th C. home in Bear, DEChambers MansionBear waterfront

 

 

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Kevin J. May
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Have not been up that way for a couple of years Carolyn but it's always a treat to head back in time when I do.  

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Kevin--It is an area rich in historical resources!

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Carolyn - I grew up in the Philadelphia area and love all of the history in the area.  Love seeing the historic homes

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Grant--We are indeed lucky here!

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