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Woodlawn Cemetery

19975 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI MI 48203
+1 3133680010
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Ranked #78 of 89 Attractions in Detroit
Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My mother passed away in late July, My Grandmother and AUntie are Buried at Woodlawn and my mother wishes was to be buried bedside her Mother. This was a NIGHTMARE for my WHOLE FAMILY!!!! Not Only where they Unprofessional, as well as Inconsiderate and WE SPENT 3 HOURS FILLING OUT PAPER WORK 4 DAYS PRIOR TO THIS BECAUSE THEY DID... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I wanted to pay my respects and visit Rosa Parks' grave when in Detroit. NO WHERE on their website does Woodlawn indicate where she is buried except to say she is in a mausoleum. There's also no sign or marker telling you a thing when you enter the gates. After checking other websites, I go to the main mausoleum which... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

My grandmother is laid to rest in this cemetery. The gravestones reflect a lot of history. It is truly a tribute to those who have passed away so many years old.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

This cemetery is beautiful, especially when trees are flowering in the spring, or leaves are in color in the fall. The older sections have beautiful monuments. Ask for a map at the office, as you enter, especially if you are interested in some of the historically important people buried there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

Good place to ghost hunt. Lots of places to look for spooky things.

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

A beautiful spot by Woodward and 8 Mile that has the mausoleum of Rosa Parks as well as many famous Detroiters.

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Port Huron, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

This is the resting place of hundreds of Detroit notables. Political and artistic personages of the past. The Dodge Brother Mausoleum is amazing.

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