Originally developed in 1839, the Oakridge Cemetery property is 65 acres in size and composed of four developed sections and is the second oldest operating cemetery in Michigan. Oakridge Cemetery has approximately 11,000 burials and is one of the oldest and historic operating cemeteries in Michigan. Many of Marshall's pioneers and founders are buried at Oakridge Cemetery including Sidney Ketchum, co-founder of Marshall, Issac E. Crary and John D. Pierce, innovators of the Michigan Education System, Adam Crosswhite, Samuel W. Hill, and Abner Pratt. Self-guided walking tour. Pick up brochure at Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce. Free admission.