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. The grocery "department" on the left side of the store included a selection of cheeses in the cheese "safe." The safe kept out flies and vermin.

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. The grocery "department" on the left side of the store included a selection of cheeses in the cheese "safe." The safe kept out flies and vermin.

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

2008.171.818

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Color

Multicolored

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