Columbus in Colorado County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Maigne - Walther House
Raised cottage with Parapeted Balustrade. Built 1869 by Charles Maigne. Siding and floors are of pine; interior walls of cypress. Foundations and fireplaces are of handmade bricks. Square nails were used in construction.
Several short-term ownerships were followed by sale in 1910 to R.H. Walther, a bookkeeper and merchant, who served 1914 - 26 on staff of county tax collector. His daughters Grace and Rosanna Walther now own, preserve house.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1973
Erected 1973 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3187.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
Location. 29° 42.514′ N, 96° 32.593′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Texas, in Colorado County. Marker is at the intersection of Live Oak Street and Preston Street, on the right when traveling south on Live Oak Street. The marker is located in the front yard of the house. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 904 Live Oak Street, Columbus TX 78934, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Keith-Traylor House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of William Christian Papenberg (about 400 feet away); George W. Smith (about 500 feet away); Columbus Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); Tate-Senftenberg-Brandon Home (about 800 feet away); Hancock-Heller Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old General Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rosenfield Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.