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Avery House, Fort Collins

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 20 reviews on the web
This exquisite home at 328 W. Mountain Ave. in Fort Collins, Colorado, was built in 1879 and was the family home of Franklin and Sara Avery and their three children. The home was built of sandstone from local quarries and includes a carriage house, large yard, gazebo, and fountain. The Avery House serves as a museum honoring life at the turn of the 19th century. Open for free tours each Saturday & Sunday, 1–4 p.m.

The Avery House is managed by Poudre Landmarks Foundation ( Poudre Landmarks Foundation also manages the 1883 Fort Collins Water Works (
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  • Happened to be in Ft. Collins. Marsha K was the docent. Excellent tour. She is very knowledgeable. We enjoyed the tour very much; if you visit Ft Collins, definitely visit Avery House to learn about t...  read more »
  • This house and the house behind it bring back lots of memories. Family friends lived there in the 60s. 
  • This is a well-maintained home from the turn of the 19th to 20th centuries. Much of the furnishings are original. The house itslef is beautiful inside and out. Guided tours are given, one group at a t...  read more »
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