Colorado County Historical Markers

Hancock-Heller Home

Marker location: 934 Milam, Columbus

Marker erected: 1970

Marker Text:
Original structure built 1865 by John S. Hancock, county tax collector. Walls are of cypress with hard cedar floors. A "dog-trot" hall divides front section. In 1884 another owner moved a second house here and placed it at the rear. He also added elaborate Victorian detailing to the front porch and gable. In 1906 family of P. F. Heller, rancher and merchant, purchased home, which is still occupied by Heller descendants. RTHL - 1970


Do you have pictures or information about historical markers you would like to share?

Return to Historical Marker Index

Return to Colorado County Home Page