Colorado County Historical Markers

Bartels-Wirtz House

Marker location: 1216 Live Oak St., Columbus

Marker erected: 1973

Marker Text:
Distinctions of this Victorian cottage: gable window with star tracery, decorative bargeboard, carpenter's lace. Stained glass entrance doors are duplicated at back of the front hall. Anton Bartles, from Aldenburg, North Germany, came here in 1869; built this house about 1886; was an Alderman, 1889. Later owners have included the Will Wirtz family in 1920s and 30s; Felix Fehrenkamp; Mrs. Isabel Moeller. RTHL 1973

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