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Fort Leavenworth, Building No. 7, 620 Scott Avenue, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, KS

Fort Leavenworth, Building No. 7, 620 Scott Avenue, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, KS



Significance: Building #7 is significant as the only example of the picturesque Cottage, popularized by Andrew Jackson Downing and A.J. Davis in the 1840's and 1850's, at Fort Leavenworth. The residence was the second 'high style' quarters erected along Arsenal (Scott) Avenue and was built for an officer of the Department of the Missouri. The Department was stationed at Fort Leavenworth in 1865. The residences for the Department were concentrated on the north end of Scott, near the Commander's residence, which was the old Sutler's house. Building #7 was erected adjacent to the Commander's quarters, across the street.
Survey number: HABS KS-53-D
Building/structure dates: ca. 1870 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1887 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000346



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Department of the Missouri
Hunt, Judith E, field team
Glass, James A, project manager
Whye, Mike, photographer
Struble, Kristie, historian


Leavenworth (Kan.)39.35390, -94.91621
Google Map of 39.3539008, -94.91620929999999


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