Originally a one-story cottage, this home was built for Georgia-born bachelor, Dr. John Milton Colley. He was a prominent local physician and one-time house surgeon for I&GN hospital. The house was enlarged and a second story added in 1898 by Colley and wife, Mary Hunter Colley, who was a native of Palestine. Theodore Miller was the architect for the addition, which featured an elaborate stairway, parquet floors and an attic billiard room. Note the corner tower and portico-style front porch.