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Morse, Samuel F.B., House

Poughkeepsie, New York
County of Dutchess.
370 South Street
National Register Number: 66000515
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Historic House Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 29, 1964):
Morse purchased this house in 1847, three years after his successful telegraphic transmission of a message from Washington to Baltimore. He used it as his summer residence and enlarged it into the present octagon-shaped structure.


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