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Looking Toward 2021

We are looking forward to sharing this lovely facility with you when it is completed in 2021. It's starting to look like a real building inside the Visitor Center! Construction on both the new Visitor Center and the Administration Building is still in progress. A new opening date has not been announced yet due to delays related to the COVID-19 pandemic. When the buildings are complete, we will be eager to welcome you to explore all the new amenities. The health and safety of visitors and staff is paramount at Ford House, and we are committed to opening only when it is safe to do so. All necessary health and safety precautions will be taken into consideration at that time. Stay tuned.

Have a Safe Flight: Bird-Friendly Glass

We are proud to protect our local bird population by using high-quality bird-safe windows. Our new buildings are currently one of the largest of bird-friendly glass installations in Michigan. Both the Visitor Center and Administration Building will offer panoramic views of Ford Cove and let in plenty of natural light. However, we acknowledge the unfortunate reality that large expanses of windows are hazardous for birds. Birds don't recognize the transparent glass panes as a solid barrier and often fatally collide with windows while flying. Window strikes kill up to a billion birds annually in the U.S. alone, according to the American Bird Conservancy. Protecting our natural environment and o

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