Old Broom Factory Building

Old Broom Factory Building (HM2NK)

Location: Round Rock, TX 78664 Williamson County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 30.526', W 97° 40.722'

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Erected in 1876. Victorian-style building has ashlar-cut limestone front with stepped parapet and keystone arches. During prosperous railroad era, housed Round Rock Broom Company (1887?-1912), an important local business. (Broom made here won a gold medal at St. Louis World's Fair, 1904.) Building also housed general store, furniture store, school, skating rink, and car repair shop. Roger Burleson, owner, preserved structure, 1969.
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HM NumberHM2NK
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Marker Number9035
Year Placed1970
Placed ByThe Texas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:37am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 626786 N 3375905
Decimal Degrees30.50876667, -97.67870000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 30.526', W 97° 40.722'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 30' 31.56" N, 97° 40' 43.32" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 E Main St, Round Rock TX 78664, US
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