The John Pierce is a Greek Revival style new old home. The ornate cornice line just below the roof with the windows set into it is a common detail of this style. The ornate front door surrounded by sidelights and transoms are also prevelant details of the period archtecture. These homes were most commonly found in the New England. Massachusetts has the largest concentration of Greek Revival homes. This New-Old home is located in the Central MA town of Grafton.