Dearborn in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America.
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
The plaque above:
Today, Greenfield Village embodies the spirit of Henry Ford’s bold vision. Farmers, artisans, inventors, writers, shopkeepers and railroad workers carry out their daily tasks throughout this changing landscape. The energy is unmistakable as their powerful and inspiring stories bring 300 years of the American experience to life every day.
Topics. This historical Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1982.
Location. 42° 18.222′ N, 83° 13.893′ W. Marker is in Dearborn, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker can be reached from Oakwood Boulevard near West Village Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20900 Oakwood Boulvard, Dearborn MI 48124, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Armington & Sims Machine Shop (approx. 0.2 miles away); Millpond (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wright Cycle Shop (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hanks Silk Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sir John Bennett Jewelry Shop (approx. ¼ mile away); The Carver Lab (approx. ¼ mile away); Smith Creek Depot (approx. 0.3 miles away); Thomas Edison’s Menlo Park Office and Library (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dearborn.
Also see . . .
1. Greenfield Village - The Henry Ford. Entering Greenfield Village is like stepping into an 80-acre time machine. It takes you back to the sights, sounds and sensations of America’s past. There are 83 authentic, historic structures, from Noah Webster’s home, where he wrote the first American dictionary, to Thomas Edison’s Menlo Park laboratory, to the courthouse where Abraham Lincoln practiced law. The buildings and the things to see are only the beginning.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 620 times since then and 38 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week January 8, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18. submitted on November 10, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.