Dearborn, MI, USA
3 p.m.-5 p.m.
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You will learn how the past and present of Dearborn are interwoven and receive an introduction to some exciting new projects today.
This tour series is generously sponsored by MotorCities Automotive Heritage Area.
The city of Dearborn has traditionally been known for its connections to the Ford Motor Company, which brought people from all across the world to the Metro Detroit region. The influence of the automotive industry persists even today with factories, facilities, historic homesteads, and even museums. So, what does Dearborn look like today?
On this tour, you will learn how the past and present of this city are interwoven, get to know the people leading some exciting new projects and see the innovations and adaptations of this important city in the Metro Detroit region.
Total Walking Distance = ~1.5 miles
Tour Duration: ~2 hours
Tours will occur indefinitely, rain or shine, unless a severe weather warning is issued by the national weather service on the date of the tour for the time of the tour. Weather related cancellation or ticket transfer requests will not be approved unless submitted at least 48 hours in advance of the event start time. If a severe weather warning or event causes the tour to be cancelled, City Institute will offer to transfer participant tickets to another date or provide a refund.
We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. To request accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org at least 2 weeks prior to your desired event.
This tour is produced by City Institute. Please visit http://www.thecityinstitute.com to hear interviews with Detroit residents, community leaders, and small business owners or to schedule a tour for your group on any number of topics.
Photo by Doug Coombe courtesy of Second Wave Media