Evergreen Farm

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Category: Home
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.

Historical Photos

Vintage Evergreen Farm

Vintage Evergreen Farm

Evergreen Farm Vintage

Evergreen Farm Vintage

Howard and Sarah Hoge

Howard and Sarah Hoge

Vintage Re-Color of Evergreen Farm

Vintage Re-Color of Evergreen Farm

Today

William S. Warner returns

William S. Warner returns

Evergreen Farm today

Evergreen Farm today

Yardley Taylor Clock

Yardley Taylor Clock

Billy Jr, Tommy, William S. Warner

Billy Jr, Tommy, William S. Warner

LeSourdes and Warners

LeSourdes and Warners

Detailed Information

 

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!

To Visit

 

A private residence, Evergreen can be admired from the Lincoln Road, a short distance South of the village of Lincoln: 18456 Lincoln Rd.