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Elisha Morgan Farm Mansion
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Elisha Morgan purchased 48.6 acres in Fairfield Township, part of the Symmes Purchase, in 1817. The Farm Mansion was built shortly after he settled the land. The house incorporates two prevalent architectural styles in southwest Ohio in the nineteenth century. The original front portion is an example of Federal style architecture while the 1858 rear addition represents the Greek Revival style. Built earlier than most farmsteads in the township, the Mansion is a rare example of an early farmhouse that has survived despite suburban development. The Mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Address
6181 Ross Road
Fairfield, OH 45014
Location
Gilbert Farms Park
Coordinates
Latitude: 39.3108260, Longitude: -84.5047090.
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