Preservation Detroit Mount Elliott Cemetery Tour 2019

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Mt Elliott Cemetery

1701 Mount Elliott Street

Detroit, MI 48207

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$20 Members, advance purchase only

$25 Non-members, advance purchase only

Join us for one of our October cemetery tours scheduled for each Saturday in October. Learn about the Detroiters who are buried in our city’s cemeteries. From J. L. Hudson to Edsel Ford, you’ll hear the stories behind the famous (and infamous) buried within Detroit’s cemeteries. Marvel at the historic architecture of the mausoleums and headstones.


photo credit Andrew Jameson

Mount Elliott is one of Detroit's oldest cemeteries, consecrated in 1841 and dedicated to the large Catholic community in Detroit. The city's earliest European settlers were re-buried there after being moved from the orginal St. Anne's location. Campaus, Beaubiens, Morosses and other leading families of Detroit commissioned massive monuments to their esteemed dead. Mt. Elliott also hosts the Firemen's Fund Monument, dedicated to the firemen who lost their lives while on duty.

Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the tour. Tours usually run three hours. This is a walking tour; however, driving is required to get to the cemetery. The terrain is often hilly and uneven, so wear sensible shoes and dress for the weather. All tours take place rain or shine. No professional photography or tripods, please.

Walk-up tickets will NOT be available for these tours. You must purchase your tickets online…these tours WILL sell out! Advance ticket purchases are available until 6pm the Friday before the tour. **Please note that tickets are will call and won’t be shipped!** Tickets may be refunded up to 7 days prior to the date of a tour; after that, tickets are not refundable.

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Mt Elliott Cemetery

1701 Mount Elliott Street

Detroit, MI 48207

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