The cover photo is courtesy of the Mendon Historical Society. It can also be seen in the 1976 Clarendon History book where it is referred to as the Joseph Smith Inn - Bowman Inn. In the Events collection can be found Pierce House Fire about when it burned in 1959. In the Buildings and Enterprises collection an article under the heading Joseph Smith Inn - Bowman Tavern about the history of this structure can be found. The house was located on Rt 7B Central.
Below is a 1931 Rutland Herald article about the home, courtesy of the Rutland Historical Society and below that an article from 1953.