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Ford House completes restoration of historic pool and lagoon
Using historic records combined with modern engineering, Ford House staff, and architects from Detroit-based Albert Kahn Associates have completed the restoration of the estate’s swimming pool, lagoon, and surrounding landscape.
Talk: Detroit History with Jamon Jordan
Local educator and historian Jamon Jordan will lead an engaging talk on the history of Detroit and African American and Indigenous Peoples’ impact on the city.
Mr. Jordan will talk about the Great Migration and its impact on Detroit. The Great Migration is the time in history when many African Americans moved from the rural South to the industrial North. Mr. Jordan will focus on the decades between 1920-1970.
This event is free, but we ask that you please register in advance here. Ford House requires that masks be worn inside all of our buildings regardless of vaccination status.
About the Presenter:
Jamon Jordan is the owner of Black Scroll Network History Tours. The company specializes in history tours that focus on African and African American history, especially, but not exclusively, African American history in Detroit.