In years past, moving an entire house from one location to another was not particularly uncommon. This 1947 photograph shows the Chickering homestead slowly being transferred from the Center Village in the North Village. Tree limbs along the pathway were cut, traffic was rerouted, and business was suspended during the journey, which took about nine hours.
Rights status not evaluated. You may contact host institution for more information.
This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License (CC BY-NC-ND).
Title from item or accompanying materials.
Date from item or accompanying materials.
Published in: Images of America, Lancaster revisited / Heather Maurer Lennon. Charleston, SC ; Chicago IL ; Portsmouth NH ; San Francisco CA. : Arcadia Publishing, 2005