Detroit, Michigan: Statue and Tomb of the Boy Governor

The remains of Stevens T. Mason, Michigan governor at age 22, have been buried and re-buried several times, and are now in the jacked-up base of his downtown statue.

Address:
Griswold St., Detroit, MI
Directions:
Downtown, in tiny triangular Capitol Park, on the west side of Griswold St. just north of State St. One block north of US 12/Michigan Ave. and one block west of Hwy 1 Woodward Ave.
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Detroit, Michigan - Detroits Historic Dead Look Under Their Statues
Statue and Tomb of the Boy Governor:

How do you make certain you won't lose the corpse of an important historic person? In Detroit, the practical answer is to bury it in the base of that person's statue.

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