Sir John Bennett Sweet Shop & Clock
Sir John Bennett was a successful clock, watch and jewelry maker in London, England. The figures of Gog & Mogog form the major elements of the clockwork at the top of the shop, which strikes on the quarter-hour. According to English legend, Gog and Mogog were giants who protected the British Isles. The clockwork tolled each quarter hour from 1846 to 1929 above the Sir John Bennett Jewelry Shop in London, England.
In 1931, Henry Ford had the original five-story building trimmed down into a smaller two-story building. Except for the clockwork and a few parts of the building front, the building itself and its interior were created in Greenfield Village. Today it serves as a sweet shop.
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