Austin-Craig-Laney house

The Austin-Craig-Laney house. Built in 1858 by lawyer Aaron Austin. Austin married Chesterfield native Margaret Jane Craig. Union soldiers attempted to burn the house in 1865, but a slave extinguished the fire and the house was spared. Margaret gifted the home to Mr. and Mrs. George Kershaw Laney as a wedding present in 1903

The Austin-Craig-Laney house. Built in 1858 by lawyer Aaron Austin. Austin married Chesterfield native Margaret Jane Craig. Union soldiers attempted to burn the house in 1865, but a slave extinguished the fire and the house was spared. Margaret gifted the home to Mr. and Mrs. George Kershaw Laney as a wedding present in 1903

Photo taken at: Chesterfield, South Carolina

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