Details for The Sladek-Hillman House (Atlas Number 5149004946)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5149004946


Marker Number 4946
Atlas Number 5149004946
Marker Title The Sladek-Hillman House
Index Entry Sladek-Hillman House, The
City Fayetteville
County Fayette
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 724210
UTM Northing 3310329
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Victorian (architectural term); German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1979
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location SH 159 and FM 955, Fayetteville.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text R. J. Sladek, a Bohemian immigrant, built this home about 1896. In 1899 ownership was transferred to Anna Hillman, the widow of Ludwig Hillman, one of the early settlers of the Fayetteville area. She lived in the house until her death in 1923. The interior of the Victorian cottage features 12-foot ceilings and millwork carvings of intricate detail. The front porch columns are bracketed and the bay window is decorated with fish scale siding. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979