A Visit to Greenfield Village & America’s Ingenuity

Greenfield Village

Henry Ford Museum

20900 Oakwood Blvdat The Henry FordDearborn, MI 48124-4088

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Henry Ford said of his museum:

I am collecting the history of our people as written into things their hands made and used…. When we are through, we shall have reproduced American life as lived, and that, I think, is the best way of preserving at least a part of our history and tradition…

 

The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation and Greenfield Village is a large indoor and outdoor history museum complex and a National Historic Landmark in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn, Michigan. The Henry Ford Museum opened in 1929. It is based on Henry Ford’s efforts to preserve items of historical interest and portray the Industrial Revolution with the property, homes, machinery, exhibits, and Americana of historically significant items as well as common memorabilia. It is the largest indoor-outdoor museum complex in the United States and is visited by over 1.7 million people each year. Read More

Victorian Beauty in The Historic District, Farmington, Michigan

These photos were taken during my visit with my sister at the end of August in Farmington, Michigan. Farmington was originally founded by Arthur Power from New York in 1824. There are many older homes in the little town in the middle of a large metropolitan area. One section is designated the Historic District with many Victorian Beauties.
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