Details for Youens-Hopkins House (Atlas Number 5089005929)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5089005929


Marker Number 5929
Atlas Number 5089005929
Marker Title Youens-Hopkins House
Index Entry Youens-Hopkins House
Address 617 Milam Street
City Columbus
County Colorado
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 737802
UTM Northing 3289405
Subject Codes banks, bankers, banking topics; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1973
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 617 Milam St., Columbus
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text An 1860s frontier cottage of cypress and pine, with locally made bricks in foundations. At first owned by James Hodges; bought 1875 by James H. Simpson, county's first banker; then sold in 1896 to Charles J. G. Leesemann, 1904-08 Colorado County clerk. The 1915 purchasers, Dr. Willis G. and Mrs. Fay Burford Youens, had two sons, one grandson physicians in this county; house, owned by James G. and Mary Youens Hopkins, remains in Dr. Youens' family. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1973