Visitors Lunching at the Clinton Inn (now Eagle Tavern), Greenfield Village, 1958

Summary

In 1929, Henry Ford restored the Clinton Inn--a nineteenth-century stagecoach stop--with a modern kitchen and dining room to serve students of the Greenfield Village schools. The building was redecorated and opened for public meal service in 1951. Visitors could enjoy a cafeteria-style lunch in the dining room and view period-room exhibits in the formal parlor, barroom, and sitting room.

In 1929, Henry Ford restored the Clinton Inn--a nineteenth-century stagecoach stop--with a modern kitchen and dining room to serve students of the Greenfield Village schools. The building was redecorated and opened for public meal service in 1951. Visitors could enjoy a cafeteria-style lunch in the dining room and view period-room exhibits in the formal parlor, barroom, and sitting room.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

01 August 1958

Subject Date

August 1958

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.B.19555

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

Eagle Tavern

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