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You are Cordially Invited to the 2006 Piquette T's and Piquette Plant Volunteer Picnic & Model T Tour 

Edsel & Eleanor Ford Honeymoon House

2171 Iroquois, Detroit, Michigan 48214

Saturday, September 30, 2006 

Tour 11 a.m.-1 p.m. / Picnic 1-5 p.m.

Edsel and Eleanor Ford Honeymoon House
Map of 2171 Iroquois St
Detroit, MI 48214-2719

David & Tara Chicatelli

owners of the

Edsel and Eleanor Ford Honeymoon House

 in Detroit’s Indian Village Historic District

(near Van Dyke and Jefferson)

have graciously agreed to host the picnic in their expansive yard.


Their home was built by banker Enoch Smith in 1915.  The home was then purchased by Edsel B. Ford in 1916 prior to his marriage to Eleanor Clay on November 1st of that year.  Known as the "Ford Honeymoon House", the Edsel Fords lived there until late 1921.  Henry Ford II (1917 -1987) and Benson Ford (1919 – 1978) were born while the Ford’s lived there.


The Chicatellis have generously donated half the cost of this catered event which has reduced the price to only $10 per person.  Please bring your cash or check to the picnic.


The menu includes: Hamburgers, BBQ Chicken, Italian Sausage w/ peppers & onions, Baked Beans, Pasta Salad and dessert. 


Schedule of events:

11:00 a.m.- Model T tour of downtown and Belle Isle leaving from Piquette Plant.

1:00 p.m.  Those not taking part in the Model T tour arrive at the Chicatelli’s

1:30 p.m. Lunch is served!

2:30 p.m. Photo of Model Ts in front of Honeymoon House

Kindly RSVP by Sunday, September 24, 2006 by contacting Mike Skinner at (586) 445-0041 and leave a message with the following information. 

1. Will you be bringing a Model T on the tour?

2. If yes, how many passengers?

3. How many people in your party will be attending the picnic?


PLEASE only Model T's or other antique vehicles on the tour.  Of course, modern vehicles are welcome at the picnic, but parking in front of the Picnic site/Ford House will be reserved for Model T's.


Map of 461 Piquette St
Detroit, MI 48202-3547