The house is the oldest existing structure in northern Macon County and is a conservation project of the Land Trust for the Little Tennessee. William (b. 1795) left Burke County about 1832 with his family and settled near the Little Tennessee River in Macon County, NC. William was the son of John Morrison (1764-1826) of Burke and Rutherford Counties, NC, and the grandson of William Morrison Sr. of Burke County (ca. 1735-1807).
William Morrison House – Macon Co., NC – Newspaper Clipping (PDF File)
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