Brandywine Hills (Wilmington, DE)

By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
Comments 2
Probably built before 1800, this unique stone historic home for sale was once the center of a gristmill community in Brandywine Hundred (now part of the City of Wilmington). The Henry Webster House, with its lovely gardens and thick stone walls, is a charmer waiting for the next generation of own...

By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
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This late 18th century stone Delaware historic home is in the finest traditions of the English-influenced early mill owner homes in the Brandywine Valley. But rather than being built by one of the Quaker millers in nearby Brandywine Village who used the Brandywine Creek to power their mills, Henr...

By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
Comments 2
     The historic Henry Webster home for sale in North Wilmington, Delaware has just had a price reduction, giving historic home lovers a great chance to buy a Delaware Brandywine Granite home once lived in by the Websters. Henry Webster was a miller, and his mill was a short distance away, on th...

By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
Comments 3
Now I’m not saying that Henry Webster is haunting this house, but if he were to come  back, the poor guy would be 275 years old, and you just might hear his bones creak.  And now, this historic home is for sale at a greatly reduced price. Luckily, it's pretty quiet here in Brandywine Hills, on th...

By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
Comments 2
When Colonial style homes became popular in the early twentieth century, the late 18th century Henry Webster house sat by itself on the southern edge of Brandywine Hundred  The house had belonged to a mill owner whose mill was on the Shellpot Creek, less than a block away from the present house....

By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
Comments 4
  Historic records give us some information on the occupants of 4311 Marlowe Road in Wilmington, Delaware. Since the owner, Henry Webster, owned a grist mill, he needed workers. As did his neighbors, who were farmers and millers, he owned a slave. Present occupants of Brandywine Hundred (of which...

By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
Comments 2
For a slice of Delaware history, consider the historic Henry Webster House at 4311 Marlowe Road, Wilmington, Delaware.  This 4 bedroom, 2 bath stone home was built for Henry Webster and his Swedish wife, Sarah Stedham, between 1760-70, calculating by his wedding in 1755 at Old Swede's Church in W...
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