Colorado County Historical Markers

Montgomery House

Marker location: 1419 Milam St., Columbus

Marker erected: 1973

Marker Text:
Typical post-Civil War, L-shape Empire cottage, with handmade brick foundation, native oak sills, pine floors. Siding, doors, window shutters are of cypress. House was built about 1867 by land agent A. J. Gallilee; bought in 1876 by Fannie (Obenchain) and J. T. Montgomery, whose 5 children grew up here, giving place its traditional name. Sold 1919 to Walter and Ethel Glithero, it was bought in 1967 and restored by Arthur J. Willrodt. RTHL - 1973


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