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Broomall Philadelphia PA

About Broomall, Philadelphia, PA:

Broomall is a census-designated place (CDP) in Delaware County located in Pennsylvania, United States. The community was name after a 19th century U.S. congressman from the area, John Martin Broomall. Broomall is located at 39°58'18 N 75°21'17 W (39.971561, -75.354674) and according to the United States Census Bureau the CDP has a total area of 2.9 square miles.

History:

The Thomas Massey House is one of the oldest English Quaker homes in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is on the National Register of Historical Places, and the Historical American Building Survey. It is a brick and stone colonial house, located on Lawrence Road near West Chester Pike in Broomall, Pennsylvania.

Demographics:

According to the census of 2000, there were 11,046 people, 4,260 households, and 3,148 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,807.1 people per square mile (1,470.6/km²). The median income for a household in the CDP was $52,354, and the median income for a family was $63,902.

Education:

The Public Schools located in Broomall are a part of Marple Newton School District. They include Loomis Elementary, Russell Elementary, Worrall Elementary and Paxon Hollow Middle School. Marple Newtown Senior High School is the public school for Newtown Square, Newtown Township, and Broomall, Marple Township.

Notable People from Broomall:

Everyone is driven towards these very famous personalities who are known world wide and belong to Broomall and make it pride. Some of these great persons include Mark Arnold- American actor notable for his role as the second Joe Perkins on NBC’s soap opera Santa Barbara, Danny Bonaduce- American radio/television personality, comedian and former child actor who became known as an adult for his tumultuous personal life, Jim Fullington- professional wrestler, Joe Grady- American radio personality, Carl Gugasian- an American criminal known as "The Friday Night Bank Robber" who robbed more than 50 banks over a 30-year period, for a total of more than $2 million, John Kincade- Sports talk show host based in Atlanta, Georgia for WCNN 680 "The Fan” and Vincas Kreve- Mickevicius, Lithuanian writer, poet, novelist, playwright and philologist and many more to count on these great personalities.

Broomall Attractions and Things to do:

One can come across a numerous attractions at Broomall which turn out to be great fun destinations and also a perfect education and knowledge sources. Broomall exhibits following captivities:

Delaware County Institute:

The Delaware County Institute of Science was formed on September 21, 1833 as an association at first of only five individuals; namely George Miller, Minshall Painter, John Miller, George Smith, M.D., and John Cassin.

Haddington:

Haddington is a neighborhood in the West Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is an African American community of mostly 2-story rowhouses with a large proportion of elderly residents and a high homeownership rate.

Wynnefield:

It is a predominantly African-American, middle-class neighborhood in West Philadelphia and is the home of St. Joseph's University, a Catholic Jesuit University of some 7,000 students and the television station WPHL-TV (MY PHL 17).

Fairmount Park:

Fairmount Park is the municipal park system of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It consists of 63 parks, with 9,200 acres (3,723 hectares), all overseen by the Fairmount Park Commission.
And the list continues including Bala Cynwyd, Barnes Foundation, Mill Creek, Garden Court, Walnut Hill, Angora, Cedar Park, Memorial Hall, John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, Manayunk, Roxborough, Bartram’s Garden, Spruce Hills and more.
The CDP is a complete package in itself providing all fun and new knowledgeable experiences.