Every cemetery in Detroit: Evergreen Cemetery

Romanian arch priests, Christmas tree smugglers, the first female cemetery commissioner and the only Detroit mayor to be recalled from office converge on this Woodward Avenue cemetery.

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Jean-Francois Hamtramck

It’s not the likeliest place for a hallowed memorial to a decorated officer of the Revolutionary War. But here he lies, along growly old Jos. Campau, across the street from an L.A. Insurance.

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History Tour: Roseland Park Cemetery

Roseland Park Cemetery was organized in 1906. Located along the swiftly developing Woodward Corridor, it was easily accessible by trolley, but far enough away from the central city’s grime and noise to be respectable. A classy, modern┬áplace for people of means to ship out to upon their departure from mortal coil.

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