The Rapidian

Thomas Dilley

Oak Hill Cemetery Part II: The individuals buried there and their contributions to GR

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 10-07-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

This is part two of a two part series talking about the History of Oak Hill Cemetery and the people buried there. I also spoke with Fred Quillin, who is a local history buff, to get a citizens perspective on the cemeteries in this great city....

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Oak Hill Cemetery Part I: Architecture and history of a city treasure

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 10-04-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

This is part one of a two-part series talking about the history of Oak Hill Cemetery and the people buried there. In this part, we will discuss the architecture and layout of the cemetery. Most Grand Rapidians have driven past the Oak Hill Cemetery...

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Fulton Street Cemetery - Part II: Citizens and their contributions to Grand Rapids

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 08-10-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The Fulton Street Cemetery is home to men and women who made this city what it is today. Many of the things we enjoy in this city were created by the settlers of a tiny frontier town called Grand Rapids. “The people in this cemetery are...

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Fulton Street Cemetery - Part I: The history and design of a historic masterpeice

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 08-09-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Nestled in the Midtown neighborhood, lying quietly behind a wall on Fulton Street is a great historic relic. The Fulton Street Cemetery is a park maintained by the city for people of all ages to come and enjoy a goldmine of history. The cemetery is...

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