The Ardens of Delaware

Welcome to an unofficial website of the Villages of Arden, Ardentown, and Ardencroft, all of which continue to champion Henry George’s Single Tax philosophy, the landscaping of the Garden City movement, the ideals of Arts and Crafts, and the playfulness of Shakespeare, Gilbert and Sullivan.

PRESERVE SHERWOOD FOREST

The Village of Arden hopes to raise $310,000 to preserve five additional acres of Sherwood Forest. As of December 14, Arden’s Sherwood Forest Trust has received $83,210 in donations and another $74,510 in pledges for a total of $157,720, including a $20,000 pledge from Ardentown, a $10,000 pledge from Ardencroft, and a matching grant from the Martin Family Foundation of $10,000. We are now over half way there! Click here to learn about Sherwood Forest or to make a secure on-line donation by credit card.

ARDEN ELECTION RESULTS

Ballots were counted Thursday, Nov. 6 and the budget for 2004-2005 was approved outright, with 182 residents approving the entire budget. The newly elected Assessors are Carl Falco, Elizabeth Varley, Lew Aumack, Lynda Kolski, Jeff Politis, Bill Press, and Tom Wheeler. DETAILS.

GARDEN QUOTES AND PHOTOS

The idealism that makes our community so special is reflected in these quotes and photos gathered by Roberta Perkins.

GATEWAY DESIGN COMPETITION

Looking for a creative challenge? Help us design gateways for our historical community. Click here to learn more.

JULY 4 PHOTOS

Eighteen photos of the July 4th ACRA Games can be seen on Danny Schweers’ website, as well as photos from other Arden events from the last four years..

ARDEN CHILD

A poem from Marjory Poinsett Jobson.

We encourage you to visit the Arden Club website and its Calendar. Other notable websites are those of several Arden Artists and of the Candlelight Dinner Theatre.

This website is maintained as a service to residents of the Ardens and to those curious about our utopian communities. If you want to see something added, contact Danny Schweers. You can Click here to send him e-mail or call him at 475-0998. In general, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of residents are NOT listed unless specifically authorized.

Calendar

Click here to see the many events scheduled in our three villages.…