Who was in that Attic? Names Found In a recent YouTube video, “What’s in the Attic?” I took everyone up to an attic that many haven’t visited or even knew was there. If you watched you might have recognized some
Photograph taken by Angela Rodesky, Forest Cemetery, Middletown, Delaware M. PHEBE JONES BREED 1860-1926 J. HOWARD BREED 1849-1936 1880 United States Federal Census from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. W.P. Breed head of household, married, white, male, was born abt. 1817 in New
Wow who knew when the month of November rolled around I would find myself so busy that I would neglect posting on my blog. I’m sure that has never happen to anyone else. (Insert a smile with a
I’m sitting here preparing for tomorrow evenings presentation. This looks to be the perfect time of month to be presenting on cemeteries and what you can find while doing your research. I will be discussing the different types of cemeteries
When looking back at how things have changed from our cloths, televisions and automobiles we sometimes forget about the simple smaller things. No I’m not talking about cell phones getting smaller I’m talking about toys. The toys we had or
Published on the 16th of August in 1825 in the American Watchman in Wilmington, DE RAN AWAY On Saturday the 16th inst. from the subscriber, near Middletown, Del., a bright mulatto, named Philip Szansberry Nutter, about 18 or 19 years of age.
Middletown Historical Society museum offers a glimpse into the lives of those who have served our country. The museum is open every Friday for those of you who would like to see the “Middletown Goes to War” exhibit, no charge.
Published on the 26th of September in 1814 in the Delaware Gazette & State Journal out of Wilmington, DE [For the Delaware Gazette,] Com. Thomas Macdonough The hero of Champlain was born at the Trap, in New Castle
Angela Rodesky with ARodesky Genealogy will be the guest speaker in October at the Middletown Historical Society meeting. She will be presenting on her “Cemetery Quick Finds” from our local cemeteries here in Middletown, Delaware. Members and non-members are encouraged
The “Olde-Tyme Peach Festival” is well known in the area of Middletown and some of the surrounding towns. It only comes along once a year but luckily the Middletown Historical Society has an exhibit up on the second floor available