Pierce House

Pierce House The Pierce House is a rare 17th century house at 24 Oakton Avenue in the Dorchester neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts. Built c. 1683, It documents period building practices, and the tastes and housing needs of one family, the Pierces, over more than three centuries.

At different times, family members expanded and adapted their dwelling to meet new demands for space, function, comfort, privacy, and cleanliness.The history of the Pierce family, ten generations of whom lived in the Pierce House, highlights important aspects of social history, community history, and New England history. On the most direct level it tells the story of a New England family over the

At different times, family members expanded and adapted their dwelling to meet new demands for space, function, comfort, privacy, and cleanliness.The history of the Pierce family, ten generations of whom lived in the Pierce House, highlights important aspects of social history, community history, and New England history. On the most direct level it tells the story of a New England family over the

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