Greenfield Village Town Hall

Summary

An iconic sight in New England communities, the town hall was the place where local citizens would come together to participate in town meetings. These buildings also became gathering places for political elections, theatrical performances, and social events. Built in Greenfield Village in 1929, this town hall was patterned after New England town halls of the early 1800s.

An iconic sight in New England communities, the town hall was the place where local citizens would come together to participate in town meetings. These buildings also became gathering places for political elections, theatrical performances, and social events. Built in Greenfield Village in 1929, this town hall was patterned after New England town halls of the early 1800s.

Artifact

Town hall

Date Made

1929

Creators

Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village 

Cutler, Edward James, 1882-1961 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Dearborn 

Creator Notes

Built in Greenfield Village in 1929. Architect Edward J. Cutler patterned the design after New England Town Halls.

Greenfield Village
 On Exhibit

at Greenfield Village in Main Street District

Object ID

29.3053.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Wood (Plant material)
Glass (Material)

Color

White (Color)
Black (Color)

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