Dolph Manning and Horse Preparing to Move Building

Signs: Oak Bluffs / Edgartown / W. Tisbury / Chilmark / Gay Head

The seated figure is Dolph Manning who worked for Harry Horton the building mover. Later, some time after Dolph took over the business, he (Dolph) was kicked and killed by this horse." [W. H. Renear]

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Location: Vineyard Haven - downtown - Five Corners

People: Manning, Dolph; Horton, Harry
Keywords: horses; house moving; views