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Franklin Pierce
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Franklin Pierce

The Pierce Homestead

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Description: A few months after Franklin Pierce's birth, the family moved into a Colonial-style house. The home contained spacious rooms, hand-stenciled walls and a second-floor ballroom which indicated prosperity, good taste and gracious living.

Address: The Pierce Homestead; Routes 9 and 31; Hillsboro, NH 03244

Phone Number: (603) 478-3165

Hours of Operation: July-August, daily 10am to 4pm, Sundays 1pm to 4pm; June and September, weekends only; open July 4th and Labor Day, 10am to 4pm.

Credit: "Presidential Sites: A Directory of Places Associated with Presidents of the United States" by William G. Clotworthy

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