Elliott Coues House

Elliott Coues House was a home of Elliott Coues, a leading 19th century ornithologist. Coues led great expansions of the knowledge of North American bird life, helped found the American Ornithologists' Union in 1883, edited approximately 15 volumes of journals, memoirs, and diaries by famous Western explorers and fur traders. He lived in this house from 1887 until his death in 1899.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1975.

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