Details for Hancock-Heller Home (Atlas Number 5089002354)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5089002354


Marker Number 2354
Atlas Number 5089002354
Marker Title Hancock-Heller Home
Index Entry Hancock-Heller Home
Address 934 Milam Street
City Columbus
County Colorado
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 737911
UTM Northing 3289045
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 934 Milam, Columbus
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Original structure built 1865 by John S. Hancock, county tax collector. Walls are of cypress with hard cedar floors. A "dog-trot" hall divides front section. In 1884 another owner moved a second house here and placed it at the rear. He also added elaborate Victorian detailing to the front porch and gable. In 1906 family of P. F. Heller, rancher and merchant, purchased home, which is still occupied by Heller descendants. RTHL - 1970