National Registry of Historic Place 


The Pearce General Store stands on the West side of the wide Sulphur Springs Valley near the foot of Pearce Hill and 5 miles East of Dragoon Mountains. The building is on the SW corner of Ghost Town Trail (Main Street) and Pearce Road (Cedar Street). The lumber yard and wagon yard are south of the store, which faces East. The rectangular, single-story commercial building has a 3 bay facade. The walls are of sun-dried, unfinished adobe 20" - 22" thick. The 180' x 45' building has a gabled roof with a boomtown facade on the East end in pressed metal with finials. A shed roof porch runs the width of the building and the double door entry is flanked by large arched windows and pressed metal pilasters. Windows on the side of the building are also arched, but more narrow. The store has a 20' x 20' basement with a trap door. The interior of the store is virtually unaltered. The 14' ceiling is covered with embossed metal. Ten foot shelves along the side walls are reached by rolling ladders Original fixtures remain and also such original items as the pot-bellied stove, glass showcases. In front of the store is an old gravity feed gas pump. The rear of the store has been recently converted to an apartment and the walls have been reinforced and plastered in desert tan.

520-507-2903   Patsy@kw.com   NRDSID# 147043015     SA# 688983000

Patsy Nyberg is a real estate agent affiliated with KELLER WILLIAMS SOUTHERN ARIZONA. KW SOUTHERN ARIZONA is a licensed real estate brokerage licensed by the state of Arizona and abides by equal housing opportunity laws. All material presented herein is intended for informational purposes only. Information is compiled from sources deemed reliable but is subject to errors, omissions, changes in price, condition, sale, or withdrawal without notice. No statement is made as to accuracy of any description. All measurements and square footages are approximate. This is not intended to solicit property already listed. Nothing herein shall be construed as legal, accounting or other professional advice outside the realm of real estate brokerage.

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