Edsel Ford's Leadership Historical

Edsel Ford's Leadership Historical (HM1VAU)

Location: White Lake charter Township, MI 48383 Oakland County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 38.454', W 83° 33.788'

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and His “Nerve Retreat” at Haven Hill

He was a man of vision and achievement,
and he called Haven Hill his "nerve retreat," his restful refuge. The only child of Henry and Clara Ford, Edsel Ford was born in 1893 and became the youngest president of Ford Motor Company in 1919. Despite difficulties with his father, he successfully led plant expansions and the operation of the Willow Run Bomber Plant during World War II. His sense for art and design was expressed in his major support for the Detroit Institute of Arts and in his design leadership for the Model A and Lincoln Continental automobiles.

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Edsel Ford's Lincoln Continental was hailed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright as "the most beautiful car in the world."
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HM NumberHM1VAU
Series This marker is part of the series
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Placed ByMotorcities National Heritage Area, National Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 24th, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 289864 N 4724123
Decimal Degrees42.64090000, -83.56313333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 38.454', W 83° 33.788'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 38' 27.24" N, 83° 33' 47.28" W
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Area Code(s)248
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5157-5199 Haven Rd, White Lake charter Township MI 48383, US
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