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Morrill, Justin S., Homestead

Strafford, Vermont
County of Orange.
Morrill Highway, east side, south of village common
National Register Number: 66000795
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: VT-at-Large Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: State Historic Site.
Web Site: www.cit.state.vt.us/dca/historic/hp_sites.htm.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - September 22, 1960):
Morrill was responsible for the Morrill Acts (1862, 1890), which provided for land grant colleges. He designed and constructed this Gothic Revival house in 1848-51, and retained ownership while in the Congress as a Representative (1855-67) and Senator (1867-98), and until his death in 1898.

Condition:
There is the concern the state funding of this site will be reduced making it difficult to maintain, staff, and interpret this site.

There are no changes to the landmark.


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