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Greenfield Village Walking Tour & Lunch

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Labor Day is a great day to be at Greenfield Village. Your tour guide Robert, formerly of the Detroit Institute of Arts, is a life long American history buff and frequent historical tour guide.

Meet in front of the Ford family home inside Greenfield Village - not far from the main entrance.

Four themes for the tour day:

Henry Ford, Americans at home, lunch and Americans at work. Henry Ford (12:00 - 1:00): Ford Home, Miller School, Bagley Avenue Workshop, and Ford Mack Avenue Plant.

Americans at Home (1:00 - 2:30): Wright Brothers Home, Susquehanna Plantation, Ackley Covered Bridge, Farris Windmill, Daggett Farmhouse, Cotswold Cottage, Mattox Family Home, and George Washington Carver Cabin.

Lunch & Break (2:30 - 3:30): A Taste of History Restaurant.

Americans at Work (3:30 - 5:00): Sir John Bennett Sweet Shop, Grimm Jewelry Store, Glass Shop, Printing Office & Tin Shop, Pottery Shop, Cider Mill, and Firestone Farm.

Any questions or comments please contact this Meetup's organizer, Robert Kelleman, at [masked] .

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