Detroit’s Woodmere Cemetery

Woodmere Cemetery Detroit’s Woodmere Cemetery shows early photographs of the cemetery’s 250 acres along with other ephemera that tell of this historic cemetery’s rich past which began in 1867 by a group of men who wanted to give Detroit a rural cemetery. Stories of early settlers of Detroit, including John Bagley, Daniel Scotten, James Vernor, James Scripps, and David Buick, along with other notables such as Eddie Slovik, are told in this pictorial book.

Arcadia Press, c2006
ISBN: 0738541206

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Michigan Memorial Park

Michigan Memorial Park Michigan Memorial park is the pictorial history of this rural cemetery located in Flat Rock, Michigan founded in 1926. This land, purchased by a former University of Michigan All-American football hero, Willie Heston, was turned into a burial ground and has stayed in the same family for four generations. A beautifully maintained park, with extraordinary sculptures gracing the landscape, it has notables such as major league baseball catcher Mike Tresh, automobile manufacturer Preston Tucker, archer Ann Marston, industrialist Heinz Prechter, and reported Sicilian feudalist leader, Anthony Giannola.

Arcadia Press, c2007
ISBN: 0738551597

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Detroit's Woodmere Cemetery by Gail D. Hershenzon Image: Photo 3 Image: Photo 2 Image: Vintage Family Photo 2 Image: Photo 1 Image: Photo 7 Michigan Memorial Park by Gail D. Hershenzon