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Avery House, Fort Collins

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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 (https://www.facebook.com/poudre.landmarks?fref=ts). Poudre Landmarks Foundation also manages the 1883 Fort Collins Water Works (https://www.facebook.com/1882.Fort.Collins.Water.Works?fref=ts).
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  • February 13, 2017
    My husband and I finally visited the Avery House during their holiday open house. The guides were enthusiastic and very knowledgeable.  more »
  • January 3, 2017
    The group who take care of this house have done an excellent job of preserving its history while keeping it accessible to visitors. They also do a great job of interpreting the house's story.  more »
  • October 31, 2016
    We were in Fort Collins for a wedding weekend and had all day Saturday to ourselves. After a long walk down Mountain Ave (beautiful neighborhood) we doubled back to check out The Avery House. Nicely r...  more »

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