Welcome to

YEAGER HOUSE
 A charming vacation rental in Pocahontas County, WV. 

FOR CIVIL WAR AND HISTORY BUFFS

Camp Bartow
Yeager House is on the site of Camp Bartow! 



Camp Allegheny
Established by Confederate forces in the summer of 1861 to control the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike, this camp at 4,400 feet about sea level was one of the highest of the Civil War.
From Yeager House: Follow Old Pike Road to top of Allegheny Mountain




Cheat Summit Fort
Built by Union forces in 1861 to secure the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike and protect the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The unique earthworks of this encampment remain.

From Yeager House:  10 miles via US-250 N to Forest Service Road 245 (at Cheat Bridge)





Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park
Reenactments of the Battle of Droop Mountain occur in October of even-numbered years.
The park also has a museum with exhibits about local history, the Battle of Droop Mountain,

and Civil War artifacts. (304) 653-4254
From Yeager House: 55 miles via WV-92 S and WV-28 S






Rich Mountain Battlefield
The site of one of the earliest land battles of the Civil War as Union regiments attacked and defeated Confederate troops defending a strategic mountain pass on the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike. This historic site includes the battle site, Confederate Camp Garnett, and connecting section of the old Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike.

(304) 637-RICH
From Yeager House:  40 miles via US-250 N






Beverly
Founded in 1790, Beverly was a market and government center

for area settlers. The town features many well-preserved
historic 19th century buildings and is home to the Beverly
Heritage Center.
From Yeager House:  35 miles via US-250 N






Beverly Heritage Center
Museum features exhibits about the history of the town. Unique gift shop features many books on local and civil war history. (304) 637-7424




Pocahontas County Historical Society Museum
Artifacts, documents and mementos that tell the history of Pocahontas County. Located in Marlinton, WV
(304) 799-6659
From Yeager House:  36 miles





Birthplace of Pearl Buck
Knowledgeable guides tour visitors through the historic home housing original family furniture and other personal belongings of the author.
Located on Rt 219, North of Hillsboro
Open seasonally. (304)-653-4430
From Yeager House:  50 miles



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