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Allen House Broom

Photo of a colonial-era broom leaning against an outside wall at the Allen House. The broom, made of sticks, was used to sweep dried leaves from the yard surrounding the house as a way of preventing the spread of fire.

For more on the Allen House go to: http://www.nchistoricsites.org/alamance/allhou.htm

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Walbert, David. Allen House Broom. 2007. Digital Image. NCpedia. http://ncpedia.org/media/allen-house-broom (Accessed December 12, 2018).

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