The A.W. Morrison Mansion was built in 1832 by Alfred W. Morrison who was a local politician, farmer, and slave owner in Fayette, Missouri. He held several political offices in the town including sheriff and judge. The brick mansion he constructed mostly using his slaves and resources found nearby, is today listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is more commonly known as the Lilac Hill Mansion. It is also well known for being haunted by one of it’s former inhabitants.
|Lilac Hill Mansion in Fayette, Missouri Photo by Gary Gene Fuenfhausen|