1879 Avery House is the flagship property of the Poudre Landmarks Foundation. Avery founded First National Bank and was instrumental in developing water projects that enabled agriculture to flourish in northern Colorado. The 1879 Avery House was constructed in 1879 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. In 1974, the Poudre Landmarks Foundation bought the house for $79,000. Avery's family members lived in the house until 1962. The Fort Collins Landmark Commission asserts the two-story house to be "one of In addition, the city's best remaining examples of the colorful construction done during its early day and its stable structure are asserted the two-story house o contributing buildings on the property. In addition, the house has costume collection pieces from the Avery family and local donors on display.
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