The Wetherby cottage finally moved yesterday. I am glad. I had spent nearly the entire month of October brokering an agreement between the owner and people who wanted to save the structure. Fortunately we were successful. I never imagined my term as president of Friends of Historic Preservation would end before it moved.
Here are some more links.
Iowa State Historical Society Press Release about their role in saving Weatherby Cottage:
Information about Issac Wetherby
Iowa City Press Citizen's photo essay on the move:
Photo Gallery: Wetherby Cottage Moved