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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
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.

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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