Historic Roberson Farmhouse to be Moved To a New Site in the Historic Grapevine Township!
WHAT: Historic House Move – The City of Grapevine will be moving the historic Roberson Farmhouse, built in 1905, located at 117 Long Prairie Road in Flower Mound, Texas to a new location at 608 South Dooley Street in the Historic Grapevine Township.
DATE/TIME: Thursday, March 26, 2020, between 8:00 a.m. and 2 p.m. – weather permitting
Route of House Move and the Roads Affected: Crews will travel south on Long Prairie Road to Fairway Drive – 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Then south on Fairway Drive to Northwest Highway – 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Then west on Northwest Highway to Dooley Street – 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Then south on Dooley Street to its new location at 608 South Dooley Street – 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
City staff will work to limit traffic disruption as much as possible and will reopen completed portions of the route as soon as it is safe. The Stewart family and Sunset Legacy LP donated the Roberson Farmhouse to the City of Grapevine. This Farmhouse is being moved and restored due to its significance and importance to the history of the development of the City of Grapevine. Funding for its move and exterior restoration provided through the Grapevine Township Revitalization Program. The Farmhouse and lot will be made available for sale by sealed bid (residential only) to a new Grapevine Township owner.
WHERE: From the Town of Flower Mound to the City of Grapevine (route listed above). View the route map for this event at bit.ly/2ve4lcE.