Joshua Reed Giddings Law Office

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Giddings, Joshua Reed, Law Office
Joshua R. Giddings Law Office, Chestnut & Walnut Streets, Jefferson (Ashtabula County, Ohio).jpg
Joshua Reed Giddings Law Office is located in Ohio
Joshua Reed Giddings Law Office
Location Jefferson, Ohio
Coordinates 41°44′26″N 80°46′9″W / 41.74056°N 80.76917°W / 41.74056; -80.76917Coordinates: 41°44′26″N 80°46′9″W / 41.74056°N 80.76917°W / 41.74056; -80.76917
Built 1838
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74001396
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 30, 1974[1]
Designated NHL May 30, 1974[2]

The Joshua Reed Giddings Law Office is a National Historic Landmark in Jefferson, Ohio. Joshua Reed Giddings was a prominent abolitionist who served as a US Representative from 1838 to 1859. His Federal style two-room offices were located next to Giddings' house.

The building is now a museum owned and operated by the Ashtabula County Historical Society.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Joshua R. Giddings Law Office". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-16. 

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