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Historical & Beautiful!

We traveled here from Southern Illinois to find out information about some Detroit ancestors. Yep... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
TravelingFreeWoman
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Moro, Illinois
Beautiful Cemetery with a lot of history!

Elmwood is a very beautiful cemetery and it is one of Detroit's oldest cemeteries. The cemetery is... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
marmar3
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Wyandotte, Michigan
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10 Apr 2017
“Historical & Beautiful!”
22 Jul 2016
“Beautiful Cemetery with a lot of history!”
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We traveled here from Southern Illinois to find out information about some Detroit ancestors. Yep, most people go to the beach for Spring Break, but we go to cemeteries and libraries. This is an amazing place to visit. Our first stop was in the office....More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Elmwood is a very beautiful cemetery and it is one of Detroit's oldest cemeteries. The cemetery is home to some of the finest people that lived in Detroit including Detroit's former mayor Coleman A. Young, Bernhard Stroh (brewer), and many more.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

Gorgeous cemetery designed by Frederick Law Olmstead just east of downtown. With gently rolling hills and a creek you get a feel for what Detroit must've felt like when it was founded. The site of a British/Native American battle and with over 20 mayor and...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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