Woodmere Cemetery

9400 W. Fort St.
Detroit, MI 48209- Map It
(313) 841-0188

AAA Editor Notes

Woodmere Cemetery is off I-75 exit 45 (Fort St.), just s. on Springwell, then 1 mi. w. to 9400 W. Fort St. This cemetery, dating to 1869, contains ornate Victorian grave markers, mausoleums and tombs. Some notable individuals interred here include David Dunbar Buick, founder of Buick Motors; James Vernor Sr., Detroit florist, pharmacist and inventor of Vernor’s ginger ale; and Eugene Hamlet Krapp, an early 20th-century professional baseball player. Time: Allow 15 minutes minimum.
Free.
Hours: Grounds daily 8-dusk. Office Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat.-Sun. 9-3, May-Oct.; Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-3, Sun. 9-3 by appointment, rest of year. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.