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115-0006 Morrison House *Delisted

Morrison House
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For additional information, read the Nomination Form PDF

VLR Listing Date 11/03/1970

NRHP Listing Date 09/22/1971

NRHP Reference Number 71001054

Delisted from VLR on 03/19/1997

Delisted from NRHP on 03/19/2001

Constructed between 1820 and 1824 for Joseph Thornton, the Morrison House was one of the few early dwellings remaining in downtown Harrisonburg. It stood in an excellent state of preservation until 1982 when the Wetsel Seed Company demolished the house for use as a parking lot.

VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark

Updated: October 31, 2019