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1:15 - DeWitt C Pierce Residence, 216 S Elson

DeWitt C & Alice (Hartupee) Pierce moved into their brand new home January 1892.  Designed by local architect Charles Rowland and built by Sees & Son, it’s intricately carved, hand-made interior wood work & doors were of the “most exquisite workmanship” making it “one of the finest [residences] in North Missouri … an ornament to our city.”  DeWitt was a grocer; he owned a produce market & cold storage plant in the next block north.


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