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Pierce Place, West Baldwin, ca. 1913

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Pierce Place, West Baldwin, ca. 1913

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The Pierce homestead in West Baldwin was constructed in 1785 by the firm of Baldwin and Pierce of Woburn, Massachusetts, and lived in by Josiah Pierce.

This Federalist dwelling is one of the oldest houses in Baldwin.

Josiah Pierce brought his wife, Phoebe Thompson up on horseback from Woburn in 1787. A sizable extension was added in 1922.

Other Information


  • Title: Pierce Place, West Baldwin, ca. 1913
  • Creation Date: circa 1913
  • Subject Date: circa 1913
  • Local Name: West Baldwin
  • Town: Baldwin
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 12 x 15
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Baldwin Historical Society
PO Box 159, East Baldwin, ME 04024

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