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Westport's Kemper-Gunn House Set To Move In August

The Kemper Gunn Advisory Group has voted to move the historic home to Elm Street in August.
The Kemper Gunn Advisory Group has voted to move the historic home to Elm Street in August. Photo Credit: Vanessa Inzitari, File

WESTPORT, Conn. -- A recently appointed advisory committee to decide the fate of the 129-year-old Kemper-Gunn House has decided to physically move the historic building from its current home on Church Lane to Elm Street in August, according to Westport Now.

The Kemper-Gunn house is being moved to make way for a retail and residential complex known as Bedford Square. The new complex is taking the place of the 81-year-old Westport Weston Y building, according to the article.

The developers of Bedford Square have reportedly offered to move the Kemper-Gunn House at their own expense.

Elm Street will be widened by three feet to accommodate the historic house, according to the article.

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