The only original dynamo that survived the fire is now kept at the Greenfield Village
Museum in Dearborn, Michigan.
TRAVEL back in time to the 19th Century and take a horsedrawn carriage around Greenfield Village
in the Henry Ford Museum.
Henry Ford, a history attraction that includes Greenfield Village
Our second reenactment is at Greenfield Village
during the Memorial Day weekend for a "tactical demonstration," which means several union and confederate reenactors demonstrate the maneuvers that were used by soldiers on the battlefield.
"And next to it, in his turn-of-the-century Greenfield Village
, Ford had Thomas Edison's incredible Menlo Park laboratory recreated." 20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn; 313-982-6001; thehenryford.org
The Greenfield Village
Holiday Nights Hotel Package includes deluxe accommodations, breakfast for two, admission for two to the Greenfield Village
Holiday Nights and a choice of the Henry Ford Museum or the Ford Rouge Factory Tour.
Supposedly you can find this artifact at the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village
in Dearborn, Michigan.
Impressive as the static displays were, the highlight was taking one of Henry Ford's rather noisy but extremely cute Model Ts for a spin in neighbouring Greenfield Village
The museum is huge and there are 80 historic houses from all over the States in the Greenfield Village
The new package includes transportation services by Checker Sedan from any hotel in the downtown Detroit convention district to The Henry Ford and discounted tickets to two of its three attractions--Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village
or the Ford Rouge Factory Tour.
In 1984, a sturdy brick farmhouse built in 1828 was dismantled at its original location and rebuilt at Greenfield Village
near Detroit, Mich., by the Ford Foundation.
Outside, in Greenfield Village
, stood many architectural artifacts--a courthouse where Abraham Lincoln practiced law, Thomas Edison's laboratories, the homes of Stephen Foster and Noah Webster, a Southern plantation house, the Wright Brothers's bicycle shop, a gristmill, and a stagecoach tavern, to choose just a few examples--that had been purchased, carefully disassembled, and then rebuilt by Ford's carpenters and craftsmen."