MotorCities National Heritage Area
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Carver Lab

One of historys great scientists worked here. George Washington Carver and Henry Ford agreed that plants like soybeans, peanuts, cotton, and rubber could be good for health and industry. Henry Ford had this former waterworks building outfitted as a research facility for Carver's visit to Dearborn in December 1942. The building included food and chemical laboratories, a library, vegetable storage, and an experimental kitchen, and Carver spent much time here during his two-week visit. Carver died a few weeks later in Alabama. 


The Carver Lab The Carver Lab

Address:
21031 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI 48124