Holy Cross Cemetery

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Holy Cross Cemetery
Also known as:  Catholic Cemetery

This Roman Catholic cemetery is located on the south side of E Washington Avenue (Michigan State Highway M-32) about 0.3 miles east of its intersection with S Bagley Street. The cemetery is across E Washington Avenue from the Evergreen Cemetery. The first Catholic Cemetery was located on S 11th Street. The site was purchased in June 1867. Land for a new Catholic Cemetery was purchased in November 1886, and the cemetery was formally consecrated on 1 August 1887. Bodies were moved from the original location to the current location in 1887. The cemetery was originally called the Catholic Cemetery. However, on 5 August 1921, the name was changed from Catholic Cemetery to Holy Cross Cemetery.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 628470 (Holy Cross Cemetery).

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GPS Coordinates: 45.06, -83.465

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #742