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