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082-0635 Taylor Springs

Taylor Springs
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VLR Listing Date 03/13/2002

NRHP Listing Date 06/06/2002

NRHP Reference Number 02000621

The house at Taylor Springs, situated in Rockingham County just east of the city of Harrisonburg, is a prime example of a mid-19th-century brick farmhouse. Probably built about 1850 for Evan Henton, the simple I-house form and brickwork reflect the continuing influence of the Federal style on architecture of the Shenandoah Valley. The interior woodwork, however, is executed in the popular Greek Revival style of the period. The farm is associated with a gristmill that once stood on the property and had ties with the nearby medicinal resort area of Taylor Springs, later known as Massanetta Springs.


Abbreviations:
VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark


Updated: November 10, 2020