Tag Archives: Woodlawn Cemetery

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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Historic Cemeteries Matter!

For the past seven years, American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation have awarded millions of dollars in grant funds to historic sites through Partners in Preservation, an online voting competition. Traditionally a cemetery is selected for the … Continue reading

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A lovely graveyard in Detroit

Detroit’s Woodlawn Cemetery: MI by Albert Dale Northup My rating: 5 of 5 stars Unlike the adequate if uninspired photography in most Images of America cemetery guides, this book is beautifully illustrated with closeups of decorations throughout Woodlawn Cemetery. This … Continue reading

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