May 25, 2019

Morton Publishes Letter to the Editor on Hugo Black House

Brown Morton, professor emeritus in the Department of Historic Preservation

Brown Morton, professor emeritus in the Department of Historic Preservation

Brown Morton, professor emeritus of the Department of Historic Preservation, wrote a letter to the editor of the Connection Newspapers in Northern Virginia on the preservation of the Hugo Black House in Old Town Alexandria. “In 1949, I moved with my family to Old Town Alexandria and knew most of its residents from my days delivering the Alexandria Gazette as a youngster,” Morton said. “As I recall, that is how I came to know Justice Hugo Black who lived at a historic home with an unusually large garden at 619 South Lee St.” Read more.