718 Court Street
Description: This is a symmetrical, two-story wood frame building with a cement coated foundation and vinyl siding. The roof is side gabled roof, with a center gable enclosed by a pent roof. The floor plan is “I” shaped. Decorative elements include a small window in the center gable with a triangular pediment, a small centered porch with boxed columns where a full frontal porch existed at the turn of the century.
Construction Date: circa 1870’s
M. Stockwell (resided elsewhere) paid property taxes
on this home from 1873 to 1887 and beyond.
The first documented resident was DeWitt Walker in 1888, at that time a
Customs Officer. DeWitt
C. Walker, elected in 1864 as Judge of Probate, served four years for the
county. He founded Capac, was
Capac’s President in 1873-74 and also 1903.
William George lived there from 1890-94.
He was born