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Woodlawn Cemetery

19975 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48203-1095
+1 313-368-0010
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Beautiful cemetery with historic figures interred

Dates from 1895 and has lots of famous Detroiters like Dodge, Ford, and Hudson. The star is Rosa... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fort Myers, Florida
Buried a friend

Unfortunately I visited this cemetery recently. I can say that it is a beautiful spot, with many... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Detroit, Michigan
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
19 Jun 2017
“Buried a friend”
15 Aug 2016
“Cool graves, very sketchy neighborhood”
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19975 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48203-1095
+1 313-368-0010
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dates from 1895 and has lots of famous Detroiters like Dodge, Ford, and Hudson. The star is Rosa Parks. The staff is helpful. Beautiful to visit.

Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Unfortunately I visited this cemetery recently. I can say that it is a beautiful spot, with many historical headstones of captains of society in the Detroit area.

Thank 7808BillyD
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit has some well-known folks lying around in the ground, or on top of it. Being so close to Motor City, it's no wonder to see the burial places of the Fords and Chryslers. You'd expect their graves to be opulent, but...More

2  Thank LairdCamster
Reviewed 29 June 2015

It's a cemetery, it's peaceful, there are cool headstones and mausoleums and it's huge. But it's not Arlington or anything, this isn't a "tourist stop". If you're into cemeteries and you're in the area, it's certainly worth a few minutes of your time to drive...More

1  Thank xcheck28
Reviewed 16 August 2014

My mother passed away in late July, My Grandmother and AUntie are Buried at Woodlawn and my mother wishes was to be buried bedside her Mother. This was a NIGHTMARE for my WHOLE FAMILY!!!! Not Only where they Unprofessional, as well as Inconsiderate and WE...More

2  Thank Kam A
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

I wanted to pay my respects and visit Rosa Parks' grave when in Detroit. NO WHERE on their website does Woodlawn indicate where she is buried except to say she is in a mausoleum. There's also no sign or marker telling you a thing when...More

2  Thank Helen W
Reviewed 23 April 2013

My grandmother is laid to rest in this cemetery. The gravestones reflect a lot of history. It is truly a tribute to those who have passed away so many years old.

Thank ShirleyMichigan
Reviewed 27 March 2013

This cemetery is beautiful, especially when trees are flowering in the spring, or leaves are in color in the fall. The older sections have beautiful monuments. Ask for a map at the office, as you enter, especially if you are interested in some of the...More

4  Thank travelbug50000_10
Reviewed 30 January 2012

Good place to ghost hunt. Lots of places to look for spooky things.

Thank spambear
Reviewed 20 January 2012

A beautiful spot by Woodward and 8 Mile that has the mausoleum of Rosa Parks as well as many famous Detroiters.

3  Thank jdetroit13
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