James and Angelina Collins House
917 East Main Street
New Albany, IN 47150

Listing Description:
Built in 1852, this brick Federal/Greek Revival style house was home to James and Angelina Maria Lorraine Collins. Mrs. Collins wrote the first cookbook published in the state of Indiana: Table Receipts Adapted to Western Housewifery. The book was printed by John R. Nunemacher's City Bookstore. By 1865, Bela C. and Delphine Kent purchased the home. Mr. Kent was partners in the wholesale grocery and produce business of Kent & Childs, located in downtown New Albany. In addition to his business, Mr. Kent also served as Mayor of New Albany from 1879-1883.

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Additional Information:
Building Style: Federal/Greek Revival
Year Built: 1852

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