Justin Smith Morrill Homestead Strafford, VT

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.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
266233
Names
Justin Smith Morrill Homestead
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Timeline

22 Sep 1960
Justin Smith Morrill Homestead designated a National Historic Landmark
15 Oct 1966
Justin Smith Morrill Homestead added to National Register of Historic Places
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National Register Data

Justin Smith Morrill Homestead has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places with the following information. Note: some of this data may have become outdated since the listing date. View full NRHP data →

National Register ID
66000795
Date Listed
19661015
Name
Morrill, Justin Smith, Homestead
Address
S of the Common
City/Town
Strafford
County
Orange
State
Vermont
Category
building
Creators
Morrill, Justin Smith
Level of Significance
national
Years of Significance
1855; 1898
Areas of Significance
EDUCATION