Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Michigan Registered Historic Site
Erected 1976 by Michigan History Division, Department of State. (Marker Number 453.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 42° 20.734′ N, 83° 1.075′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker can be reached from Robert Brady Drive 0.1 miles north of Lafayette Street East. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Detroit MI 48207, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. First Michigan Colored Regiment (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle of Bloody Run (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Black Presence in Detroit (approx. 0.9 miles away); Chapman Abraham / Jewish Soldiers in the Civil War (approx. 0.9 miles away); Glimpses of Detroit's Riverfront History (approx. 0.9 miles away); Peter Wetherill Stroh (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. Mary's Rectory (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ransom Eli Olds (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
More about this marker. This historical marker is located just inside of the front entrance of Elmwood Cemetery, and immediately behind the cemetery grounds office building. To get there from downtown Detroit, travel east on East Jefferson Avenue until you reach McDougall Street, where you will then need to turn left (north) onto McDougall Street. From there drive north on McDougall Street for two blocks and just after the intersection with Lafayette Street, Mcdougall Street turns into Robert Bradby Drive. From this point the entrance to the cemetery is about 350 feet north and on your right.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Wars, US Indian •
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