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Response to Jim Lane (Reply #2)

Thu Dec 27, 2018, 11:08 AM

3. It's an old DuPont family estate


Years ago, it was a country estate owned by a member of the DuPont family where they kept their horses which they raced at nearby Delaware Park. It had been abandoned after a fire in the main house quite a number of years ago, and the grounds were a favorite area haunt and hangout, particularly in the winter when the ponds would freeze over thick enough for skating. Eventually, it was taken over by the county and turned into a facility for the mounted patrol and public riding stable with a cross country route...


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