• Posts Tagged ‘detroit cemeteries’

    Russell Street Cemetery

    by  • July 16, 2010 • Best of THE NIGHT TRAIN, History • 1 Comment

    If you’re headed to Eastern Market this Saturday, here’s some trivia for you to consider while you’re shopping for delicious local produce: the Market, one of the oldest in the country, was formerly the site the Russell Street Cemetery, one of two city-owned cemeteries of the mid-19th century. Situated on land that the city...

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    Frederick John Fisher, 1878 – 1941

    by  • July 11, 2010 • Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    It’s been a weekend. We went to a big backyard party with bottle rockets and flying champagne corks. We had visitors in town from the Carolinas and we showed them some sights. I think they enjoyed it here, but they brought up some things that challenged me, and I like that about visitors. I...

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