Details for Toliver-Cone House (Atlas Number 5089005498)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5089005498


Marker Number 5498
Atlas Number 5089005498
Marker Title Toliver-Cone House
Index Entry Toliver-Cone House
Address 436 DeWees Street
City Columbus
County Colorado
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 738049
UTM Northing 3288939
Subject Codes
Marker Year 1986
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Corner of DeWees & Milam
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text James A. Toliver (1844-1911), native Texan, Civil War veteran, and local and political civic leader, is said to have built this house about 1870 with finest pine and cypress form his lumber yard. It was purchased in 1916 by Sallie Cone (1872-1966). Prominent features of the residence include its two-story wrap-around porch and decorative jig-sawn woodwork on the columns and railings. After Mrs.Cone's death, the home remained in the family until 1974. rthl - 1986