Fairfield Inn Detroit Livonia
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... businesses appeared closed or if open they certainly did not look inviting. Homes that had obviously had a fire some time in the past were left standing-- it seemed like people just walked away from their homes but they stood there in whatever state or experienced vandalism after they walked away. It seemed to us that the impact of the downsizing of the auto industry was pretty evident still in Flint.
... of doll houses. It was quite amazing! I thought I would be somewhat bored by all the cars. Nothing bored me. And, I, for some reason, had thought it would be kind of greasy. You know, cars! No, instead, it was an enormously fancy museum, with chandeliers, and parquet floors! I was delightedly surprised!
As for Greenfield, again, I was nonplussed! As an inventor, Ford was interested in other inventors and inventions. He had ...
The Greenfield Village is where Henry Ford reconstructed homes of many Americans, not to mention their workshops, their town halls and more, as a permanent tribute to the working man who made America.
This is the Wright Brothers home:
I'll get some more of these in a future entry.
Snow was expected to fall in Ohio, so we left Louisville around noon in order to get home at a decent time that day. Luckily we had no delays and managed to make it home by early evening. Knowing there was nothing in the refrigerator, we ate at Doc's Sports Retreat off Seven Mile Road in Livonia.
We had a great time on this road trip, managing to still really like each other after spending two weeks on the road. Dave drove the entire trip - over 2,500 ...
... of which were picked up and relocated to Greenfields in the 1930's by Henry Ford. We saw many of Thomas Edison's labs and workshops as well.
At both of these sites, re-enactors did 15-minute shows to highlight the achievements and dedication of all these men.
The day was oppressively hot and humid, which wasn't surprising given how much rain had fallen during the night and into the morning. Walking ...
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