Collins House (Davenport, Iowa)
Collins HouseDavenport Register of Historic Properties
Location: 1234 E. 29th St., Davenport, Iowa Coordinates: Coordinates: Built: 1860 Architectural style: Classical Revival Governing body: Private NRHP Reference#: 76000808  Significant dates Added to NRHP: October 8, 1976 Designated DRHP: June 2, 1993
The Collins House is located on the eastside of Davenport, Iowa, United States. The Classical Revival residence has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1976 and the Davenport Register of Historic Properties since 1993. Built as a farmhouse in 1860 the city of Davenport purchased the property and renovated it for a senior center in the mid 1970s.
Miles Augustus Collins was born in Albany, New York on September 1, 1832. When he was four years old his family moved to a farm near Blanford, Massachusetts where he was raised. He remained there until 1854 when he moved to Scott County, Iowa where he joined his father as a carpenter. After a year he started farming and started the first cheese factory in the county. He owned several farms and became quite adept at real estate. He moved to his final farm in 1860. On June 15, 1870 he married Amy Wilson, who was a widow. Together they raised six children. He died in his home on June 5, 1908.
- ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. http://nrhp.focus.nps.gov/natreg/docs/All_Data.html.
- ^ a b Historic Preservation Commission. "Davenport Register of Historic Properties". City of Davenport. http://www.cityofdavenportiowa.com/egov/docs/1157124087_589019.pdf. Retrieved 2011-03-07.
- ^ Davenport 2025: Comprehensive Plan for the City. Davenport, Iowa: City of Davenport. 2005. p. 82.
- ^ a b Downer, Harry E.. "Miles A. Collins Bio". Scott County, IA USGenWeb Project. http://www.celticcousins.net/scott/1910vol2bios4.htm. Retrieved 2011-05-05.
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