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Broom, Jacob, House

Montchanin, Delaware
County of New Castle.
National Register Number: 74000602
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 2, 1974):
Broom, a signer of the U.S. Constitution, served in the Delaware legislature and attended the Annapolis Convention (1786). He lived in this house from 1795 to 1802. Broom also was a pioneer industrialist who established the first contton mill on the Brandywine in 1795. The house is not open to the public.

There are no threats to the landmark at this time.

There are no changes since the last report.

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