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Richmond Hill Plantation, Laboratory-Powerhouse & Chimney, East of Richmond Hill on Ford Neck Road, Richmond Hill, Bryan County, GA

Richmond Hill Plantation, Laboratory-Powerhouse & Chimney, East of Richmond Hill on Ford Neck Road, Richmond Hill, Bryan County, GA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Henry Ford converted this abandoned rice mill for use as his personal laboratory. A steam boiler in this structure also created electricity and heat for the nearby Ford Mansion.
Survey number: HABS GA-2348-I
Building/structure dates: 1870 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1937-1941 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1984 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 78000966

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Date

1937 - 1970
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Clay, Joseph
Ford, Henry
Brockington and Associates, contractor
Calloway, Deborah, transmitter
Diener, David, photographer
Butler, Scott, historian
Diener, David, historian
Diener, David, delineator
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Location

bryan county31.93827, -81.30344
Google Map of 31.9382652, -81.3034433
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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html