Buffalo Bill Cody Homestead

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Buffalo Bill Cody Homestead
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Buffalo Bill Cody Homestead is located in Iowa
Buffalo Bill Cody Homestead
Location Butler Township, Scott County, Iowa, at 28050 230th Ave, Princeton, Iowa
Coordinates 41°42′49″N 90°27′10″W / 41.71361°N 90.45278°W / 41.71361; -90.45278Coordinates: 41°42′49″N 90°27′10″W / 41.71361°N 90.45278°W / 41.71361; -90.45278
Built 1847
Governing body County Conservation Board
NRHP Reference # 74000812 [1]
Added to NRHP January 24, 1974

The Buffalo Bill Cody Homested is the boyhood home of Buffalo Bill Cody, a government scout and Wild West showman. The homestead is located in the broad valley of the Wapsipinicon River Valley south of McCausland, Iowa, United States, in rural Scott County. The farmhouse was built in 1847 by Isaac Cody, Buffalo Bill's father, of native limestone and contains walnut floors and trim.[2]

Isaac and Mary Cody, parents of the legendary Buffalo Bill, moved their family to the homestead from LeClaire, Iowa, where Bill was born and raised.

On January 24, 1974 The Cody Homestead was entered to the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

The Iowa Society of The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America owns the furnishings in the 1847 main room and the 1870 bedroom.[3]



  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. p. 7472. 
  2. ^ "Buffalo Bill Cody Homestead". 
  3. ^ "The Cody-McCausland House, 1847 (living room), 1870 (bedroom)". The National Society for the Colonial Dames in America. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 

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