John Chapman House--People--Item 01

Summary

John B. Chapman taught in the one-room schools around Dearborn, Michigan during the early 1870s. Chapman taught a young Henry Ford at the Scotch Settlement School, and when Chapman moved to the Miller School, Henry followed. Chapman later moved to Detroit, but Ford never forgot this teacher. Later, he would add Chapman's Dearborn home to his collection of historic buildings in Greenfield Village.

John B. Chapman taught in the one-room schools around Dearborn, Michigan during the early 1870s. Chapman taught a young Henry Ford at the Scotch Settlement School, and when Chapman moved to the Miller School, Henry followed. Chapman later moved to Detroit, but Ford never forgot this teacher. Later, he would add Chapman's Dearborn home to his collection of historic buildings in Greenfield Village.

Artifact

Photographic print

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.1929.2383

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10.000 in

Width: 8.125 in

Chapman Family Home

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