The Former Residence of Yang Yin is located in Cuiheng Village, Nanlang Town. Located in the central section of the smooth Zongli Street along the Cuihengcun Avenue, it is a grey-brick house with the traditional Chinese architectural style. The Former Residence was built in Xianfeng Period of Qing Dynasty, covering an area of 1,420 square meters, with the construction area of 280 square meters. As the 3-bay brick wood construction bungalows, the residence consists of a main hall and two side rooms. In the center of the main hall there is a large-scale photo of Yang Yin and a Yang Yin family portrait, and an introduction to the life stories of Yang Yin. The hall features elegant layout, neatness, and solemnity. The left side room is the bedroom of Yang Yin, inside which the things that he used during marriage, such as the iron bed, reading desk, ¡°ri¡± (Chinese character)-shaped wooden bench and wooden basin stand, are all in good preservation. The Former Residence of Yang Yin was issued by Guangdong Provincial People¡¯s Government as the provincial key cultural relic protection unit on June 29, 1989.
Yang Yin was born in a moderately prosperous family in Cuiheng on August 12, 1892. He finished his study in the old-style private school and the junior high school respectively in Cuiheng Town and Shiqi Town. Due to the anti-Qing Dynasty patriotic thought influenced by his uncle Yang Heling, Yang Yin joined the United League of China in Guangzhou in the autumn of 1911, and followed Dr. Sun Yat-sen for revolution. In September, 1917, Yang Yin was invited to work in the Department of Military of Generalissimo's Mansion of Dr. SunYat-Sen. He also served as the lieutenant of the armed escort of Dr. Sun Yat-sen and joined Communist Party of China in 1923. In 1926, Yang Yin served as the member of Guangdong and Guangxi District Committee. Yang Yin served as the acting chairman of the Central Soviet Government and the chairman of the Committee of the Counter-revolutionaries in 1927, the year when Guandgzhou Uprising broke out. In the 6th Party¡¯s Congress held in 1928, Yang Yin was elected as a member of the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee, alternate member of the Political Bureau, member of the Standing Committee of the Central Committee and the Minister of the Central Military Commission. Due to the betrayal of the traitor Bai Xing, Yang Yin was arrested on August 24, 1929, and led a heroic death in Longhua, Shanghai on August 30, 1929, at the age of 37.