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373 Park Street
Louis Yarwood House, c. 1850
 373 Park Louis Yarwood House
Photo Courtesy of the Gifford Park Association
Background 
This unaltered gothic revival style structure, built circa 1850, was the home of Louis Yarwood. He was a scenic artist, an alderman, and Elgin's first librarian. The building is an extraordinary example of vertical board and batten siding and barge boards.

Gifford Park Association
If you would like additional information about this or other historic homes in the Elgin's Historic District, please contact the Gifford Park Association;
P.O. Box 928
Elgin, IL 60121

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