AKA Harriet Abigail Morrison Irwin
Birthplace: Mecklenburg County, NC
Location of death: Charlotte, NC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte, NC
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Designer of hexagonal houses
Designed a hexagonal house with no sharp corners. First American woman to recieve a patent for architectural innovation (1869). She built her home using the hexagonal pattern, and built at least two other homes in North Carolina. She was mother to nine children.
Father: Robert Hall Morrison (first president of Davidson College in North Carolina)
Husband: James P. Irwin (nine children)
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