Cedarcroft, also known as Bayard Taylor House, is a National Historic Landmark home in Chester County, Pennsylvania. "From 1859 to 1874, this was the residence of Bayard Taylor (1825-1878), poet, novelist, and Civil War correspondent. Taylor did much of his writing in this house," which he had built for his use. He lived here with his wife Maria Hansen, whom he married in 1857. She was the daughter of the Danish/German astronomer Peter Hansen.