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Join Us on July 4th
 4th of July Parade, 9:30 a.m. along Mountain Avenue from City Park to the Avery House
Old-Fashioned Fourth of July at the Avery House
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Avery House
Old-Fashioned Fourth of July
10 am.-3 p.m.
328 W.Mountain Ave.
Fort Collins, CO
Free Family Fun!

July Fourth Fun

Live Local Music
Old-Fashioned Games
Historic Characters
Juggling, Exhibits
Magician, Artists
Victorian Dress-up
Food & Refreshments
Avery House Tours
& More

July 4th Fun

29th Annual
Historic Homes Tour
Saturday, September 14th, 2013
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
New This Year-
Landmark Luncheon
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Former Homes Tour House

Immerse yourself in history with two memorable events on September 14th.  See five exceptional homes, the Avery House, the 1882 Fort Collins Water Works, plus the former Washington School, now home to Colorado State University's Early Childhood Center. 

On tour day, enjoy lunch at our Landmark Luncheon to be held at the 1934 Hunter House. This delicious catered event will feature special entertainment and tours of the magnificent English Revival Cottage home.  

Tickets for both events on sale beginning Wednesday, August 14th, at the following locations:
  • The Avery House (open 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays), 328 West Mountain Avenue 
  • Clay's Ace Hardware, 1001 East Harmony Road
  • The Cupboard, 152 South College Avenue
  • Downtown Ace Hardware, 227 South College Avenue
  • Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry Street
  • Perennial Gardener/Sense of Place, 154 North College Avenue
  • Or, purchase your tickets online through PayPal at

 Joius in our efforts to promote historic preservation and education in the Fort Collins community and beyond.


Poudre Landmarks Foundation

(970) 221-0533


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Poudre Landmarks Foundation has a vision of a Fort Collins community that understands, appreciates, and values its past. Our mission is to preserve, restore, protect, and interpret the architectural and cultural heritage of the Fort Collins area.
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            The 1879 Avery House            The 1882 Fort Collins Water Works
        328 W. Mountain Ave.                       2005 North Overland Trail
     Fort Collins, CO                                   Fort Collins, CO
Old-Fashioned Fourth of July produced in association with the City of Fort Collins, Ranch Way Feeds, Downtown Business Association, Beet Street, and the following:
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Issue # 10, 2013