Sir John Bennett Jewelry Shop

Sir John Bennett Jewelry Shop (HM1HQX)

Location: Dearborn, MI 48124 Wayne County
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N 42° 18.361', W 83° 13.673'

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Sir John Bennett liked the mythical story of Gog and Magog, the ancient protectors of Britain, so he re-created them for the front of his shop.
The clock figures, Gog and Magog, toll the chimes of this shop every 15 minutes.
Sir John Bennett was a successful clock, watch and jewelry maker in London, England. This building stood a grand five stories at its original London site. It was scaled down to two stories when it was moved to Greenfield Village. Today it as a sweet shop inside.
Built in 1931 in Greenfield Village. Exterior decorative elements from original shop in London, England.
Placed ByThe Henry Ford II Fund
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 316374 N 4686157
Decimal Degrees42.30601667, -83.22788333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 18.361', W 83° 13.673'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 18' 21.66" N, 83° 13' 40.38" W
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Area Code(s)313, 248
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1869 Main Street, Dearborn MI 48124, US
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