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#1 reader story: Czech museum move

Moving 2.8 million pound museum building takes several weeks

Workers make adjustments as the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library is moved to its new location on Wednesday,
Workers make adjustments as the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library is moved to its new location on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, in Cedar Rapids. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)

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The 2.8 million pound National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library is relocated from the banks of the Cedar River, where it was flooded in June 2008, to a higher elevation across the street. The move takes several weeks.

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