Heinz House after Relocation to Greenfield Village, 1954

Summary

Enterprising Henry J. Heinz began his successful business by bottling horseradish in the basement of his parents' home in Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania. In 1904, Heinz moved the house to his large factory complex in Pittsburgh, where it served as a company museum for visiting tourists. The H.J. Heinz Company donated the house to Greenfield Village in 1953.

Enterprising Henry J. Heinz began his successful business by bottling horseradish in the basement of his parents' home in Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania. In 1904, Heinz moved the house to his large factory complex in Pittsburgh, where it served as a company museum for visiting tourists. The H.J. Heinz Company donated the house to Greenfield Village in 1953.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

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