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Morea (Charlottesville, Virginia)

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Built  1835 (1835)
NRHP Reference #  84003522
Designated VLR  March 20, 1984
Area  1 ha
Built by  Emmet, John Patten
VLR #  104-0044
Opened  1835
Added to NRHP  3 May 1984
Morea (Charlottesville, Virginia)

Location  209-211 Sprigg Lane, Charlottesville, Virginia
Similar  University of Virginia, Monticello, Jefferson Theater, The Lawn, Live Arts

Morea is a historic home located at Charlottesville, Virginia. It was built in 1835, and is a 2 1/2-story, three bay, vernacular brick dwelling. It features an original recessed second-story verandah, an interior structural arcade, and a semidetached office wing. It is the only surviving dwelling built by one of the original University of Virginia faculty members approved by Thomas Jefferson. Its owner, John Patten Emmet, was the school's first professor of natural history.

Map of Morea, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.


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