Group offers October tours of historic Detroit cemeteries

DETROIT – In the nick of time for the haunting month: Detroit cemetery trips.

After a year off since of COVID-19, Conservation Detroit is providing afternoon walking trips of the art and architecture discovered in the city’s last resting locations.

The cemeteries are the last stops for lots of historical figures and celebs, such as Rosa Parks, Aretha Franklin, and Bernhard Stroh. Elmwood Cemetery has veterans of every war given that the Revolutionary War.

The trips began Saturday with Mt. Elliott Cemetery. On the next 4 Saturdays, trips will be carried out at Elmwood, Mt. Elliott once again, Mt. Olivet and Woodlawn.

The expense is $20 for Conservation Detroit members and $25 for others. Cash raised from the trips goes to Conservation Detroit’s efforts to maintain the city’s history.

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