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Unsung Heroes - Oakwood Cemetery Walk

  • Oakwood Cemetery W. Cady Street (across from the Library) Northville, MI 48167 (map)

Meet several of Northville’s leading citizens as you stroll through Oakwood Cemetery. Come meet our costumed characters as they tell us stories of “how it all happened.” Stories that will delight and inform you of old times will include: moving the state capitol, Underground railroad connections, the war where no one got killed (except the mule), and many more characters. Refreshments are available at the Northville Art House after the tours. Tours begin every 10 minutes starting at 3:00 - 6:00 pm and last about 1-1/2 hours.

Advanced Timed Tickets are $15 per adult or $10 per Northville Historical Society member. Tickets are available to purchase at Knightsbridge Antique Mall (cash/check) and at Mill Race Historical Village on Sunday’s from 1:00 - 4:00 pm (credit, cash or check) and at the Cady Inn Office on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday’s from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Cemetery Walk ticket orders can also be completed via e-mail to or through the mail with check payable to the Northville Historical Society with the number of tickets and desired tour time. If not sold out, tickets may also be available on the day of the Cemetery Walk at the Oakwood Cemetery gates beginning at 1:00 pm for $18 per adult. Confirmation will be sent via email. Memberships and donations to the Northville

Historical Society are always gratefully accepted to help preserve Mill Race Historical Village and the Northville archives. The Northville Historical Society also rents some buildings and grounds for weddings, private parties and events. For more information call (248) 348-1845 or email or visit our website at

Earlier Event: October 7
Skeletons Are Alive!
Later Event: October 22
Great Pumpkin Festival