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    • Mansion

    • Dwellings;
    • "The house was built in 1802-03 and was occupied by members of the family until 1890 when a serious explosion made it unsafe as a dwelling. It remained empty for a couple of years and was then reconstructed as a clubhouse for the employees'...
    • Site of Workmen's Homes

    • Sites; Dwellings;
    • "At the time of the formation of the powder company, there were a few structures built by Jacob Broom for his mill hands in this general area. Others were added, of various sizes, through the 19th century, some of stone and some of frame...
    • SS Morro Castle, ocean liner

    • Ship accidents; Fires; Beaches;
    • The SS Morro Castle was built in 1929 at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company for the Ward Line to run between New York City and Havana, Cuba. She was named for the fortress and lighthouse at the entrance to Havana Bay. On September 8,...
    • SS Morro Castle, ocean liner

    • Ship accidents; Fires; Beaches;
    • The SS Morro Castle was built in 1929 at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company for the Ward Line to run between New York City and Havana, Cuba. She was named for the fortress and lighthouse at the entrance to Havana Bay. On September 8,...
    • Sunday School and Stable

    • Schools; Stables; Office buildings;
    • "Funds were sought as early as 1821 to construct this stone building, to house the Brandywine Manufacturers' Sunday School, which had started in Walker's Mill and was later in Henry Clay Mill. E. I. du Pont donated the land and a large portion of...
    • Remains of Unidentified Structure

    • Mills; Sawmills;
    • "This structure appears to be on or near the site of the sawmill built by Jacob Broom, 1795-97. When the Broom sawmill was removed in 1815, a granulating mill (the "coffee mill") was erected on its site. Since at the same time a sulphur mill was...
    • Site of Saltpeter Storage Building

    • Storage facilities; Explosives;
    • "In the late 19th century, the building on this site was identified as a storehouse. Previous history unknown. On the 1903 map, it is shown as 'soda house,' and on the 1904 map as 'potash store.' It remained in use for storage until the plant...
    • Eagle Dry House

    • Buildings;
    • "This structure seems to have been built between 1818 and 1826, and was slightly expanded in 1839. It is believed to have remained in use while the plant was in operation, although there is some evidence that in the last years of use it was used...
    • 1901 Market Street

    • Houses;
    • Thomas Lea, Joseph Tatnall's son-in-law, built this home circa 1800. The house remained in the family until 1930. Restoration of the home was provided by Old Brandywine Village, Inc.
    • Site of Eagle Pack House

    • Mills;
    • "This structure seems to have been built between 1818 and 1826. Prior to 1818, the site was occupied by a frame structure described as 'small barrel magazine.' After 1826, the stone structure on this site is consistently referred to by the name...
    • Site of Lesmok Dry House

    • Mills; Gunpowder;
    • "The site of the glazing mill of the original plant. Described as wood framed, the building was destroyed in the 1818 explosion and was rebuilt (in stone?). A building identified as the "old glazing mill" is shown on a 1909 map. At some time...

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