Details for Cole House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5193000938


Marker Number 938
Atlas Number 5193000938
Marker Title Cole House
Index Entry Cole House
City Hico
County Hamilton
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 591335
UTM Northing 3539573
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1988
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 105 West North Street, Hico
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text This home was built by real estate investor J. Van Steenwyck in 1901-1902. It was purchased by John Baldwin Cole (1860-1924) and his wife, the former Minnie Victoria Grace, in 1907. A druggist, Cole operated the Cole and Grace Drugstore in partnership with his father-in-law, Dr. J. W. Grace. The two-story wooden home features an offset gable front, one-story wraparound porch with a Chippendale screen, and a steep-pitch hipped roof. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988

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