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Woodward Avenue - Dodge Fountain - Detroit, Michigan.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 42° 19.633 W 083° 02.654
17T E 331568 N 4688131
Quick Description: The Dodge Fountain is located on Hart Plaza The Southern Terminus of Woodward Avenue, (M-1) A fitting monument to the Automotive Heritage Trail, The All American Road, in the Motor City.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 7/19/2014 1:16:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMM48K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 7

Long Description:
Woodward Avenue (M-1) - Automotive Heritage Trail - All American Road • Michigan. Just 27 miles long can be driven in an hour but It will take 4 or 5 days to enjoy the attractions.

"If Broadway = Theater and Rodeo Drive = High Fashion and Jewelry, then Woodward = the Automobile. The Motor City, and in particular, Woodward Avenue, put the world on wheels. America's automobile heritage is represented along this byway in famed industrial complexes, office buildings, residential mansions, world-renowned museums, and cultural institutions." Text Source: (visit link)

"Horace E. Dodge and Son Memorial Fountain, Detroit: near the intersection of Woodward, and Hart Plaza, Detroit.
Horace Elgin Dodge, Sr. (May 17, 1868 – December 10, 1920) was an American automobile manufacturing pioneer and co-founder of Dodge Brothers Company.
Anna Thompson Dodge left a sum to the City of Detroit for the construction of the Horace E. Dodge and Son Memorial Fountain. The fountain was designed by sculptor Isamu Noguchi and opened in 1978 as part of the city's Hart Plaza." Text Source: (visit link)
Program: America's Byways

Website: [Web Link]

Official Name: Woodward Avenue (M-1)

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