Avoca Lodge

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Avoca Lodge
Avoca Lodge Denver CO.jpg
Avoca Lodge is located in Colorado
Avoca Lodge
Avoca Lodge is located in the US
Avoca Lodge
Location 2690 S. Wadsworth Blvd., Denver, Colorado
Coordinates 39°40′5″N 105°4′50″W / 39.66806°N 105.08056°W / 39.66806; -105.08056Coordinates: 39°40′5″N 105°4′50″W / 39.66806°N 105.08056°W / 39.66806; -105.08056
Built 1897
Architectural style Foursquare
NRHP reference # 89002373[1]
CSRHP # 5DV.696
Added to NRHP January 26, 1990

Avoca Lodge, known as The Molly Brown Summer House, is a Registered Historic Place in southwest Denver, Colorado near Bear Creek. The home served as a summer retreat for philanthropist, socialite, and activist Margaret Brown and her husband James Joseph Brown.[2] It is open to the public rental and for tours.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Iversen, Kristen (1999). Molly Brown: Unraveling the Myth. Boulder: Johnson Books. pp. 110–112. ISBN 1555662374. 

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