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House Moving— Piece by Piece by Ray Clark It takes a special builder and a special client to make this labor of love work out. This pile of wood is actually the carefully labeled pieces of a circa 1680 home moved from its original site near Kingston, R.I. to its new home in Norwich, Vt. Notice the original stairway sitting atop the pile. Homebuyers are turning more and more to historic houses, but are not always satisfied with the original site. Despite the expense, some of these oldhouse- buyers are willing to move the house to the site of their choosing. This may bring to mind images of huge Victorian houses rambling down the road on semis. But the fact of the