Front Entrance to Fair Lane, Home of Henry Ford, March 1916

Summary

In the early 1910s, Henry and Clara Ford selected 1,300 acres of farmland in Dearborn, Michigan, as the site for a new home. They would call the estate Fair Lane. In 1916 the couple moved into the newly-constructed, 56-room mansion. Henry and Clara would find their new home a peaceful respite -- surrounded by woods, meadows, gardens, and the nature they loved.

In the early 1910s, Henry and Clara Ford selected 1,300 acres of farmland in Dearborn, Michigan, as the site for a new home. They would call the estate Fair Lane. In 1916 the couple moved into the newly-constructed, 56-room mansion. Henry and Clara would find their new home a peaceful respite -- surrounded by woods, meadows, gardens, and the nature they loved.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

March 1916

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.1.1660.P.O.7170

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.125 in

Width: 10 in

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