J.R. Jones General Store in Greenfield Village, September 2007

Summary

This store, originally located in Waterford, Michigan, was the first building Henry Ford brought to Greenfield Village. From 1882 to 1888, storekeeper J.R. Jones sold products like coffee, sugar, fabric, and shoes here. Customers from the 1880s era might have gathered around the stove in cooler weather, while J.R. Jones's desk takes up the back corner.

This store, originally located in Waterford, Michigan, was the first building Henry Ford brought to Greenfield Village. From 1882 to 1888, storekeeper J.R. Jones sold products like coffee, sugar, fabric, and shoes here. Customers from the 1880s era might have gathered around the stove in cooler weather, while J.R. Jones's desk takes up the back corner.

Artifact

Digital image

Subject Date

September 2007

Creators

Andonian, Michelle 

Creator Notes

Photographed by Michelle Andonian.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2008.171.810

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Color

Multicolored

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