Stephen Yerkes Rodgers House

Stephen Yerkes Rodgers House

Stephen Yerkes Rodgers built this Greek Revival-style house in 1834. The carved fretwork in the pilasters flanking the door are reminiscent of the design in Asher Benjamin's The Practical House Carpenter, (Boston,1830). Stephen Yerkes Rodgers was the nephew of Joseph Yerkes, the patriarch of one of Oakland County's pioneer families. For over a century and a half, the house has been owned continuously by descendants of Joseph Yerkes.
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Registered Site L0557
Erected 1989

Location: 39040 Nine Mile Road
Northville, Oakland County

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Latitude: 42.451871, Longitude: -83.484035

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