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.
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Ford Cove Project
Ford House, the historic estate of Edsel and Eleanor Ford, is teaming up with the Great Lakes Commission (GLC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for a project to restore disappearing wildlife habitats along the shoreline of Ford Cove on Lake St. Clair — part of Michigan’s Great Lakes waterway.
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Are you still on the hunt for the perfect Easter celebration for your family? Look no further! We have an exclusive invitation just for you. Join us at the stunning Edsel & Eleanor Ford House for an Easter Brunch experience unlike any other.
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.