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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Edsel and Eleanor Ford House

City: Grosse Pointe

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Subject/Title of Window: Panel 21

Brief Description of Subject: A diagonally bisected shield stands alone. The diagonal stripe contains alternating white and red rectangles. Behind the stripe is a gold in-painted lion surrounded by seven gold in-painted Fleur de Lis and a solid blue background.

Heraldic significance:
White symbolizes cleanliness, wisdom, innocence, peace, sincerity, and joy. Red symbolizes warriors or martyrs, military strength, and eagerness to serve one’s country. Gold symbolizes elevated thought and understanding, respect, virtue, majesty, and generosity. Blue symbolizes steadfastness, strength, truth, and loyalty. The shield in this panel represents the argent of Beaumont.

Panel 21
Panel 21

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