The Yager House
The house to your left is the Yager House. It is a 1 1/2 story stone house with
a frame ell at the rear, four-bay front facade with two central doors, a portico with a
front gable, and two interior stone chimneys. The
house may have been built by Silas Benjamin Yager about 1830-32. Silas Yager was a
descendant of the early German settlers of Virginia to build and work in iron
furnaces. The two front doors are perhaps a reflection of Yager's German
origins. Two front doors are often found on houses in areas of Pennsylvania where
Germans settled. The Yager House has been nominated to the National Register of
Caution: As you proceed down Aiken road it is very narrow and curvy. A one
lane bridge is right out of a curve and difficult to see oncoming traffic. There is
somewhat of a pull-off on the right after you cross the bridge.
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