Greenfield Village


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Greenfield Village,

reproduction of an early American village, est. 1933 by Henry Ford at Dearborn, Mich., as part of the Edison Institute. A white-spired church, a town hall, an inn, a school, a courthouse, a general store, and other buildings are grouped about a typical New England village green. Many of the structures were brought from their original location; others are reconstructions. Among them are Thomas Edison's Menlo Park workshop and his Fort Myers laboratory, a William McGuffey group including a school in which classes are regularly held, Noah Webster's birthplace, Stephen Foster's home, Luther Burbank's birthplace and office, and the Wright brothers' cycle shop and home. There are also mills and craft shops that illustrate early methods of production. The village has a blacksmith shop, a cobbler's shop, and a tintype studio. Nearby is the Henry Ford Museum, which has a large collection of Americana.
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GT: The most memorable event for me was the Greenfield Village Civil War Remembrance Weekend in 2014.
Ford called Greenfield Village "my Smithsonian Institute." He hoped it would draw millions.
Ford built a beautiful dance hall in Greenfield Village called Lovett Hall, and the two published a reference book, "Good Morning," that provided information, instruction and inspiration for dance buffs.
I booked the all-day excursion via the Ambassador Bridge to the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village located just west of Detroit.
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Future trips are anticipated to Chicago; Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan; and Michigan State University, to name a few.
The thumbnail images displayed in Just In Time Images, the photo reproduction page on the Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village Web site, are altered in this fashion (http://www.hfmgv.org/jit/still/index.htm).
For example, The Henry Ford Academy of Manufacturing Arts and Sciences opened in 1997 is a partnership of the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village and the Ford Motor Company.