The Lost Synagogues of Detroit » BETH EL CEMETERY [ELMWOOD]
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Lowell (admin)
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Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2005 - 11:03 pm

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Ruthe (Unregistered Guest)
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Posted on Friday, July 22, 2005 - 4:22 pm

This is not the"Elmwood Jewish Cemetery". Official name is Lafayette Street Cemetery, formerly the Champlaign Street Cemetery. Elmwood Park is a non-Jewish cemetery. Lafayette Street is located inside of Elmwood Park. In 1851 the newly organized Beth El Society purchased the 1/2 acre from Elmwood for $150, they paid $75 down and paid off the rest.

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