Miller School

Summary

Henry Ford attended Miller School at age nine. He followed a favorite teacher, John Chapman, there from the Scotch Settlement School. The small, one-room building was typical of rural schools throughout the United States in the 1800s. Ford had this replica built in Greenfield Village in the early 1940s.

Henry Ford attended Miller School at age nine. He followed a favorite teacher, John Chapman, there from the Scotch Settlement School. The small, one-room building was typical of rural schools throughout the United States in the 1800s. Ford had this replica built in Greenfield Village in the early 1940s.

Artifact

Schoolhouse

Date Made

1943

Subject Date

circa 1872

Creators

Henry Ford (Organization). Greenfield Village 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Dearborn 

Creator Notes

Built in 1943 in Greenfield Village. Replica of the original 19th century building.

Greenfield Village
 On Exhibit

at Greenfield Village in Henry Ford's Model T District

Object ID

43.153.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Wood (Plant material)
Plaster
Glass (Material)
Brick (Clay product)

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