History was literally on the move in Sarasota during the overnight hours.

Crews drove the Leonard Reid house from its original spot in Newtown to a location in north Sarasota. It will be the first home to be part of the new African American Cultural Arts Center. 

Leonard Reid was a highly-respected pioneer who helped establish Sarasota’s first Black community. That home was completed in 1926.

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