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Greenwood Cemetery

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<p>As one of the oldest cemeteries in the area, Greenwood Cemetery is the final resting place for Birmingham's founders and some of its most well-known citizens.  The oldest section of the cemetery was purchased from the federal governement in 1821, and since then has expanded three times until the city took over in 1946.</p>
<p>The cemetery's notable residents include Birmingham's only Revolutionary War veteran, John Daniels; Martha Baldwin, after whom the library is named; and U.S. Congressman Roland Trowbridge.  Also interned is Birmingham's first landowner, the first mayor of Birmingham and the first murder victims in Bloomfield Township.</p> <p>Information is provided online, or at the cemetery, for self-guided walking tours.</p>
738 Oak Blvd, Birmingham, MI 48009
(248) 530-1803
  • Hours: 8am - sundown
  • Accessible: yes
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