Tourists visit Brockton, Massachusetts. Entertainment planned by the Granges of Massachusetts.
Brockton school children dance on an open ground. An ongoing Grange parade led by a band. Decorative floats typify the seven founders of the order and other great events. People in costumes on the floats. 2400 people gathered at a banquet.
United States champion troop wins acclaim for amazing squad maneuvers in Brockton, Massachusetts.
United States troops march on field. Troops display maneuvers with their rifles. They ride horses.
Henry Ford works on historical preservation project. McGuffey readers are seen. Sketch of Ford family farm in Springwells, Michigan. View of homestead at the farm, that Ford restores. He examines the farm's steam engine. The historic Wayside Inn, in Sudbury, Massachusetts, which Ford purchased to construct a community of historic buildings. View of the restored Botsford Inn,Detroit, Michigan, that Ford bought in 1924.View of Eagle Tavern, in Clinton, Michigan,before,and,after its purchase and restoration by Henry Ford. Concerned about need for additional buildings to house artifacts, Henry Ford consulting with Detroit architect,Robert O. Derrick (with mustache) and two other men. Derrick's plan for the Henry Ford museum is unrolled. It borrows from Independence Hall, Congress Hall, and the old City Hall in Philadelphia.Views of the Clock Tower and museum, as completed in 1929. A pictorial map of the Edison Institute Museum and Historical Greenfield Village, in Dearborn, Michigan. View of construction begun in 1927. Thomas A. Edison laboratory in Menlo Park, New Jersey, that Ford acquired for Greenfield Village. On a windy September 17, 1928, Thomas A. Edison steps from a car, and pauses before entering the doorway of his restored laboratory, in Greenfield Village. Henry and Mrs.Ford step from their car to quickly join him in the building.Edsel Ford and his wife, also follow. Inside the building, Edison officially open the site by starting a steam engine in the laboratory. Ford and Edison converse (Ford speaking close to Edison's ear, because he is hard of hearing). Later, Edison, in a cornerstone ceremony, imbeds, a shovel contributed by Luther Burbank, and then writes in cement of the cornerstone.Newspapers show coverage of the formal dedication of the museum and Greenfield village, October 21, 1929. Workers rushing the Village toward completion for that event. The Smithcreek Railroad depot is moved to the Village. Workers preparing installation of the depot.
The film 'Touring with the Granges' shows local Granges on a road in Massachusetts, United States. A man walks with a bullock cart on a road. The American flag on the cart. Buildings and houses in New England.
Tourists visit Plymouth Rock in Plymouth, Massachusetts. View of Plymouth Rock in a fenced area. 1620 written on the rock. People walk around the monument.
Tourists visit Provincetown, Massachusetts. The tourists in a boat visit Provincetown at the end of Cape Cod where pilgrims first landed. People on the boat. View of the Pilgrim Monument designed by Willard T Sears. Houses in the town.