Thomas R. Pierce House

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Thomas R. Pierce House
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Location Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida
Coordinates 28°39′54.43″N82°6′54.14″W / 28.6651194°N 82.1150389°W / 28.6651194; -82.1150389 Coordinates: 28°39′54.43″N82°6′54.14″W / 28.6651194°N 82.1150389°W / 28.6651194; -82.1150389
Area less than one acre
Built c. 1888
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Vernacular
NRHP reference # 96000022 [1]
Added to NRHP February 16, 1996

The Thomas R. Pierce House (also known as the Pierce Hotel) is a historic house in Bushnell, Florida, located at 202 West Noble Avenue. It is locally significant as an outstanding example of vernacular architecture, and the only historic hotel or boarding house from this period remaining in Bushnell.

Bushnell, Florida City in Florida, United States

Bushnell is a city in Sumter County, Florida, United States. The population was 2,050 at the 2000 census. According to the U.S Census estimates of 2005, the city had a population of 2,119. It is the county seat of Sumter County.

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Description and history

The vernacular house was built around 1888 and originally functioned as the family home of Thomas R. Pierce, his wife Fannie Pierce, and their four children. On February 16, 1996, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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