Colorado County Historical Markers

Youens-Hopkins House

Marker location: 617 Milam St., Columbus

Marker erected: 1973

Marker Text:
An 1860s frontier cottage of cypress and pine, with locally made bricks in foundations. At first owned by James Hodges; bought 1875 by James H. Simpson, county's first banker; then sold in 1896 to Charles J. G. Leesemann, 1904-08 Colorado County clerk. The 1915 purchasers, Dr. Willis G. and Mrs. Fay Burford Youens, had two sons, one grandson physicians in this county; house, owned by James G. and Mary Youens Hopkins, remains in Dr. Youens' family. RTHL - 1073


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