Fulton St Cemetery Walking Tour


791 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, MI 49503    map

Presented by Thomas R. Dilley, life-long resident of Grand Rapids and researcher of the history and preservation of local cemeteries, will lead a walk through the Fulton Street Cemetery, the oldest public burying ground in Grand Rapids. Discover more about who is at rest there. Get a closer look at the burial customs and beliefs of the past, and explore the role that graveyards played in the life of early Grand Rapids.

Sat 6 Sep: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Sun 7 Sep:  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM and 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

FREE and OPEN to the Public (donations are welcomed)
FREE Offsite Parking See Map of Houseman Field Parking Lot located Houseman Ave NE and Fountain St NE

Walk into driveway on west side of cemetery off Eastern Ave, just north of Fulton St NE

Thomas R. Dilley will have his newly released book (Sep 1, 2014): “The Art of Memory, Historic Cemeteries of Grand Rapids, Michigan” by Wayne State University Press


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Mailing Address
Grand Rapids Historical Society
c/o Grand Rapids Public Library

111 Library St NE FL 4
Grand Rapids MI 49503-3268

(616) 988-5497 GRPL


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