Historical Dates: 1826 - presnt
Threat Level: Low
Location: Lincoln Rd
Built by Yardley Taylor, surveyer, mapmaker, and owner of first commercial nursery in Loudoun County. He was one of the areas best known abolitionists, who helped slaves escape to the north to freedom.
One time home of Catherine Marshall, widow of Reverend Peter Marshall (former chaplain of the Senate), and world-known author who wrote popular novels, including "A Man Called Peter" and the Cristy novels. Previous owners include Howard and Sarah Hoge, and Dr. Howard Hoge Warner.
Wood frame (weatherboard), stone and stucco; 2 1/2 stories; gable roof (standing seam metal); 3 gable dormers; 10 bays; 1-story, 3-bay shed-roof porch with molded cornice and Doric columns. Farmhouse. Early 19th century.
Much is known about Evergreen's famous prior owners--Yardley Taylor in particilar, but LPF is still searching for more details about the house itself. We welcome your input!
References and Links
A private residence, Evergreen can be admired from the Lincoln Road, a short distance South of the village of Lincoln: 18456 Lincoln Rd.