Blog Posts by Month: February 2024

  • A History of Maple Tapping in Michigan

    Category: Events

    Maple tapping, the age-old practice of extracting sap from maple trees to create delicious syrup, has a rich and storied history in Michigan. As winter gives way to spring, the forests of Michigan come alive with the sound of taps being hammered into maple trees, marking the beginning of a sweet tradition that has been cherished for generations.

  • Edsel and Eleanor Ford: A Legacy of Love


    As part of our strategic plan, Ford House established four values guided by Eleanor and Edsel Ford’s shared legacy: equity, playfulness, philanthropy, and love. It is love that inspires us every day as we not only preserve and share their legacy but also as we imagine its future and our community.