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Giddings, Joshua R., Law Office

Jefferson, Ohio
County of Ashtabula.
National Register Number: 74001396
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Commerce/Trade - professional. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: OH-19 Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 30, 1974):
For most of his professional life, this small two-room frame structure was the law office of Joshua Reed Giddings (1785-1864), abolitionist and Congressman (1838-1859). While in Congress, his unwavering objective was the elimination of slavery by every conceivable political measure--non-extension of slavery to the territories, abolition of the slave trade, even the use of the President's war powers to emancipate the slaves.

Condition:
Currently, there are no threats to the landmark

There are no changes


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