About Morea (Charlottesville, Virginia)
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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. It is now owned by the University of Virginia.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.