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. Baseballs are displayed in the front window, as period newspapers reported that a baseball team called the Lah-de-dahs played in Waterford at this time.

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. Baseballs are displayed in the front window, as period newspapers reported that a baseball team called the Lah-de-dahs played in Waterford at this time.

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

2008.171.832

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Color

Multicolored

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