Robert Frost Home on Original Site, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1923

Summary

Henry Ford had this house--built in the 1830s in Ann Arbor, Michigan--added to his collection of historic buildings in the 1930s. The structure would represent 19th-century Greek Revival architecture in Ford's Greenfield Village. In the early 2000s, museum staff renamed the house to honor the famous American poet Robert Frost. Frost lived there in the mid-1920s.

Henry Ford had this house--built in the 1830s in Ann Arbor, Michigan--added to his collection of historic buildings in the 1930s. The structure would represent 19th-century Greek Revival architecture in Ford's Greenfield Village. In the early 2000s, museum staff renamed the house to honor the famous American poet Robert Frost. Frost lived there in the mid-1920s.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

1932

Subject Date

10 September 1923

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.1929.66

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: 11.25 in

Width: 7.50 in

Robert Frost Home

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