We pardon the interuption…

OK, for those regular readers who have wondered why the posting has been so sporadic lately, the reason because Bell sucks. They are my ISP at home, and I have been recieving intermittant service at home over the last few months. They have sent a technician from both the phone …

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Hudson Mausoleum

Today’s grave is that of J.L. Hudson. Hudson was born in England, and came to Detroit via Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Hudson built a vast retail empire, that spanned all over Michigan. Hudson’s Department stores were the anchor tennant at many area malls. After being accquired by Target, the Hudson’s name …

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Hecker Mausoleum

Located in Detroit’s Woodlawn Cemetery, this is the final resting place of Frank Hecker. Hecker who was a leading industrialist of his day, is probably best remebered for his mansion located at Woodward & Ferry near the DIA. Never one to not be showy, Hecker comissioned architect Standford White of …

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Grinnell Mausoleum

This handome grave is the final resting place of Clayton Grinnell, who formed one half (along with his Brother Ira) of the Grinnell Brothers Company. Grinnell Brothers produced Pianos, Organs and other music related items like sheet music. This mausoleum was designed by the Lloyd Brothers of Toledo, OH, and …

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