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Cemetery of the Week #105: White Chapel Memorial Park

White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery 621 W. Long Lake Road Troy, Michigan 48098 Telephone: (248) 362-7670 Founded: 1928 Size: 200 acres Number of interments: more than 50,000 Open: Mondays through Saturdays in April through September from 8 a.m. to 6 … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #74: Woodlawn Cemetery

Woodlawn Cemetery 19975 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48203 Telephone: (313) 368-0010 Founded: 1895 Size: 140 acres Number of interments: 71,000 Open: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Sundays, 10 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Free Spirit

We met in 8th grade, when she sat behind me in History class.  We didn’t really become friends until 9th grade, when she noticed I was reading the Star Wars novelization while waiting for my mom to pick me up … Continue reading

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An illustrated exploration of Lower Michigan’s many graveyards

Boneyards: Detroit Under Ground by Richard Bak My rating: 5 of 5 stars This beautiful collection combines historic photographs with modern black-and-white photos of cemeteries in Detroit and the surrounding cities, ranging as far abroad as Royal Oak and Ypsilanti. … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #73: Woodmere Cemetery

Woodmere Cemetery 9400 W Fort Street Detroit, Michigan 48209 Telephone: (313) 841-0188 Founded: 1867 Size: 250 acres Number of interments: more than 40,000 Open: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Sundays, … Continue reading

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