Saturday, May 12, 2012



We woke up to a dreary, foggy day. After breakfast we headed to Detroit, MI and Greenfield Village.  

Henry Ford opened Greenfield Village in 1929 to preserve historic landmarks.

replica of one of Edison's first light bulbw

Tolls for the covered bridge

There are seven different districts which include numerous buildings that Henry Ford had disassembled, moved from their original locations, and rebuilt in the village.

William Holmes McGuffey schoolhouse

 It was a fascinating place to visit and a perfectly warm, sunny day.

Hank and Linda have a good friend who lives in the Detroit area that we had arranged to have dinner with. On the way we saw the world's largest tire!


We drove into the city to see a few of the sites like this statue honoring boxer Joe Louis.
 Comerica stadium, home of the Detroit Lions.

After dinner we drove out to see the Detroit temple.

At the end of the day Hank thought it would be a good idea to cross over into Canada and spend the night in Windsor to avoid the morning rush hour. We stayed in the Hilton and had river view rooms. It afforded us a beautiful view of the Detroit night skyline, but Jim didn't get any pictures of it. 

1 comment:

  1. Um... Comerica is home of the tigers... hence the tiger out front.