Tag Archives: Michigan cemetery

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beginning

This lovely monument is one of the primary reasons I fell in love with cemeteries.  It stands in the little farming community graveyard near the farm where I grew up.  When I was a child, my parents drove by Bendle … Continue reading

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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 #104: Lakeside Cemetery

Lakeside Cemetery a.k.a. the Magicians’ Cemetery, Colon Cemetery Section 10, Farrand Road/County Road 145 Colon, Michigan Telephone: 269-432-3371 (the cemetery sexton) Founded: mid-1800s Number of interments: More than 2300, according to Findagrave Deep in the heart of southwest Michigan’s Amish … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Carefree

Earlier this month, I and a friend went off on a writing retreat for a weekend.  It was glorious.  We stayed in a “hermitage” in the woods, facing a meadow full of butterflies.  I got an immense amount of work … 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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