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1886 Firehouse


category : Historic Buildings
1886 Firehouse Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the old City Hall and Firehouse was built in 1886 and houses two vintage fire trucks from overseas.

This building is privately owned.

The following information is from the web page of the National Register of Historical Places, Missouri - Lawrence County:

Pierce City Fire Station, Courthouse and Jail (added 1998 - Building - #98001108), Walnut St., Pierce City
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Black, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Correctional Facility, Courthouse, Fire Station
Current Function: Work In Progress


Address: 109 N. Walnut (at Washington) Street

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