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Edison Institute

Dearborn, Michigan
County of Wayne.
Michigan Avenue, Village Road, Southfield Expwy., Oakland Blvd.
National Register Number: 69000071
Resource type: District.
The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: MI-15 Certified Local Government: NO
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 21, 1981):
The Edison Institute expresses Henry Ford's conception of history as the record of progress in transportation, agriculture, and industry. The Museum, opened in 1929, houses important collections of Americana and transportation artifacts. It had a decisive impact on the development of the open-air outdoor village museum and it played an important role in the history of museums and in the history of historic preservation.

The landmark is in good condition.

There are no changes to the landmark since the last report. (2006)

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