Beth Olem Cemetery
(originally called Smith Street Cemetery)

  • founded in 1862
  • 2.2 acres
  • the only cemetery in the Hamtramck City Limits
  • on the grounds of the GM Cadillac Plant
  • visitation with permission only.
  • owned by Congregation Shaary Zedek
  • oldest tombstone dates to 1876
  • over 1100 graves are located here
  • cemetery itself has not been in use since the 1930's
  • Call Clover Hill Cemetery  248-549-3411 for burial records.
  • Jewish Genweb
  • Article from the Hamtramck Citizen

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Photo from : West of Warsaw by Frank Serafino pg.200 1983

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