Freedom Township, Michigan

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Freedom Township Historic Cemetery Sign Dedication - April 6, 2013

Freedom Township dedicated the historic cemetery signs for the Waters Road and Fletcher Road Cemeteries on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

See event flyer by clicking here.

These two cemeteries are owned by the township, and date from the 1830s. The township completed historical research on the individuals buried therein, and their roles in early township development. Historic marker signs with information, diagrams and gravesite locations were prepared from funds raised as part of the township's 175th anniversary celebration held in September 2009.

Attendees toured the two cemeteries, and returned to the township hall for a potluck lunch, historical remarks, and comments by Dale Weidmayer and the Board of Trustees.

The sign layouts may be viewed by clicking here:  Fletcher Road Cemetery    Waters Road Cemetery 

The report on the township cemetery research may be viewed by clicking here.

                      Attendees at Waters Road Cemetery Sign Dedication - April 6, 2013

                                   Bob Miller discusses historical research on the Freedom Township cemeteries.


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