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The Taliaferro House at Evergreen, AL (ca. 1883)

This home was constructed circa 1883 by Cadwallader Beale. Beale operated the Evergreen Hotel which was located on corner of West Front and Rural Sts. He sold the house to Dr. Charles T. Taliaferro, a surgeon in the WBTS (War Between the States); later practicing medicine and operated one of the first pharmacies in the town. Originally, the house was a 2-story Victorian structure, having a two-tiered porch and banisters on the 2nd level. In 1912, the house was remodeled to its present Neo-Classical style by architect Frank Lockwood, who designed the south wing of our State Capitol, as well as other structures on the UA Campus, Huntingdon College, Andalusia, and Evergreen. The house remains in the Taliaferro family.

Thos house is located at the corner of Belleville & Bruner Avenue in Evergreen, AL (GPS coordinates  N31.431389,W86.954750).

This ia a private residence – drive by only.

Source: Sherry Johnston (Genealogist/ Historian Evergreen-Conecuh Co. Public Library)

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