Colorado County Historical Markers

Home of William Christian Papenberg

Marker location: 900 Bowie St., Columbus

Marker erected: 1973

Marker Text:
1870-1958) District clerk for 38 years in Colorado County. Born in Illinois. Educated as a teacher, came to Texas (1899) in that profession. Moved to Columbus (1904) and became clerk in 1908. This house that he and his wife Emma (Buescher) built in 1914 remains in the family. RTHL - 1973


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