Morven (Cartersville, Virginia)

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Closeup view of Morven, Cartersville, Virginia, at dusk.jpg
Morven at dusk, April 2017
Morven (Cartersville, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Morven (Cartersville, Virginia)
Morven (Cartersville, Virginia) is located in the US
Morven (Cartersville, Virginia)
Location VA 45, 0.5 miles (0.80 km) south of Cartersville, near Cartersville
Coordinates 37°39′33″N 78°5′57″W / 37.65917°N 78.09917°W / 37.65917; -78.09917Coordinates: 37°39′33″N 78°5′57″W / 37.65917°N 78.09917°W / 37.65917; -78.09917
Area 7 acres (2.8 ha)
Built 1820, 1885
Architectural style Federal, Early Classical Revival
NRHP Reference # 90002014 [1]
VLR # 024-0027
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 28, 1990
Designated VLR December 12, 1989[2]

Morven is a historic home located near Cartersville, Cumberland County, Virginia. It was built in 1820, and is a two-story, three bay, central hall plan brick dwelling in the Federal style. The property was used by as a retreat for the Harrison and Randolph families until 1870.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Jane Covington (June 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Morven" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo