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Fordland

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HISTORY

Fordland is the name given to an area of ​​14 568 km² that is found in the municipality of Aveiro, in the state of Pará, on the banks of the Tapajós River, northern Brazil. It received this name because in the past it was a company town acquired by the American businessman Henry Ford, in September 1927, thanks to an agreement with the Brazilian federal government. The project was officially closed in 1945.

 

WHY THIS PLACE

Wedding for lovers of industrial and / or bucolic style. Innovate by enjoying this rural area the way you want. Green as a lifestyle, or as an oasis and symbol of the yearning for greater tranquility. Let yourself be inspired by nature or structures.

CURIOSITIES

• Musicians and writers have already highlighted Ford's utopia in his works. Singer and songwriter Kate Campbell, for example, immortalized Fordland and its decay on her 2008 album "Save the Day". That same year the Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson also released an album entitled Fordland.
• In the field of literature, New York University historian Greg Grandin released the book "Fordland - The rise and fall of the lost city in the jungle of Henry Ford", considered one of the 100 best books published in 2009 by Amazon.

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