Henry Ford

Mecum to offer Henry Ford’s custom runabout ‘Evangeline’ in Monterey

Ford’s One-Of-A-Kind Build Among Several Boats to be Offered at Daytime Auction WALWORTH, Wis. – Five boats are set to cross the block at Mecum’s Daytime Auction slated for Aug. 16-19 in Monterey, California, including Henry Ford’s one-of-a-kind custom runabout named “Evangeline.” A lifelong friend of renowned naval architect John L. Hacker, Henry Ford ordered Evangeline as one...

Henry Ford’s 150th birthday celebrated around the world

150th Anniversary of Henry Ford’s Birth Celebrated Around the World Today, July 30, marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Henry Ford, whose innovative ideas revolutionized transportation and brought mobility to the masses. Henry Ford’s enduring impact is being recognized through events and declarations across the United States and around the world. Celebrations...

First Ford Model T plant opened to the public

Preservation Effort Opens Ford’s First Model T Plant The century-old factory and office where Henry Ford created his historic Model T car is now welcoming visitors with extended opening hours. Ford’s Piquette Avenue plant has been restored and opened to the public by a group of preservationists and Ford history enthusiasts who have worked...