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Thomas R. Pierce House
|Location||Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida|
|Area||less than one acre|
|NRHP reference #||96000022|
|Added to NRHP||February 16, 1996|
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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 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.
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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