Preparing for the move, boards were placed under the house’s foundation for support.
Town officials stand in the hole where the house will be located.
WDBJ 7 interviews Jim Matyiko prior to the move.
Former Mayor Roger Hedgepeth and Council Members Ron Rordam and Frances Parsons watch as the move begins.
The crowd gathers to watch a piece of history preserved.
President of Expert House Movers, Jim Matyiko, operates the controls to move the house.
The Alexander Black House as it begins to cross Draper Road.
Former Mayor Roger Hedgepeth prepares to operate the controls as the news media gathers around.
A view of the backside of the house as it enters the new site.
A view of the house just before its settled into its new location.
The Alexander Black House, secured in its new location until a foundation can be poured.
Main Street view of the site after the house is moved.
The Expert House Movers crew pose for a picture at the end of the day.