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Death’s Garden: Tombstone Tales

by Loren Rhoads Just north of Michigan’s lower peninsula lies Mackinac Island, the #1 tourist destination in the state. When I was a kid, my folks took me and my brother up several times to explore the old fort—complete with … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #160: St. Ann’s Cemetery

Saint Ann’s Cemetery also called Sainte Anne’s Cemetery or the Catholic Cemetery Garrison Road & Custer Street Mackinac State Park Mackinac Island, Michigan 49757 GPS: Lat: 45° 51′ 29″N, Lon: 84° 37′ 16″W Founded: early 1850s Size: 2 acres Number of … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #156: Glenwood Cemetery

Glenwood Cemetery 2500 W. Court Street Flint, Michigan 48503 Telephone: (586) 677-5400 Founded: 1857 Size: 47 acres Number of interments: no public number available Jacob Smith, the man credited with founding the Michigan city of Flint, is buried in lovely … Continue reading

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Creeping In and Out of Cemeteries

by Anne Born I’ve finally convinced my children that it can be both informative and restorative to visit cemeteries. Is this a major accomplishment and testimony to my superlative parenting skills? Yes, most definitely. My daughter and I paid a … Continue reading

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Brian and Paul and Me in the Cemetery

by Martha J. Allard We started hanging out in the cemetery because my mother hated Brian. Well, hate is a strong word. He made her nervous. When we couldn’t go to my house, the tradition of wine coolers in the … Continue reading

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