Firestone Farmhouse at Its Original Site, Columbiana, Ohio, 1965

Summary

Benjamin and Catherine Firestone raised their three children in this farmhouse, including future tire magnate Harvey Firestone. Originally located near Columbiana, Ohio, the 1828 house was updated in 1882 to appear more stylish and up-to-date. The Firestone farm, reinstalled in Greenfield Village in 1985, provided a tangible reminder of the close relationship between Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone.

Benjamin and Catherine Firestone raised their three children in this farmhouse, including future tire magnate Harvey Firestone. Originally located near Columbiana, Ohio, the 1828 house was updated in 1882 to appear more stylish and up-to-date. The Firestone farm, reinstalled in Greenfield Village in 1985, provided a tangible reminder of the close relationship between Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

1965

Subject Date

1965

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.1929.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Chromogenic processes

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 10 in

Width: 8.125 in

Firestone Farmhouse

Details

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