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Warren in Macomb County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Warren Union Cemetery

 
 
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By Joel S., August 19, 2013
1. Warren Union Cemetery Marker
Inscription. In 1845 pioneer farmer Peter Gillete sold a parcel of land to eighteen families for use a burial ground. The Warren Union Cemetery Association was organized in 1852 to maintain the cemetery, which consists of two and one-quarter acres. Some of the headstone inscriptions are in German, and 325 of the graves date from the nineteenth century. Many of Warren's former public officials and many prominant citizens are buried here. Warren Union Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in the city.
 
Erected 1992 by Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L1774.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 42° 31.657′ N, 83° 3.779′ W. Marker is in Warren, Michigan, in Macomb County. Marker is at the intersection of Chicago Road and Wixson Drive, on the right when traveling west on Chicago Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Warren MI 48092, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gillett - Beer Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); Detroit Memorial Park Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Joiner House 1895
Warren Union Cemetery and marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., August 19, 2013
2. Warren Union Cemetery and marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); First Baptist Church of Warren (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Wilson-Bosh Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); Norman J. Halmich Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Warren Village Hall (approx. 0.9 miles away); General Motors Technical Center (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Warren.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Warren Union Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., August 19, 2013
3. Warren Union Cemetery
Warren Union Cemetery sign image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., August 19, 2013
4. Warren Union Cemetery sign
 
 
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