824 S. Dudley St.
Memphis, TN 38104
901-774-3212

OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm | Saturday 8 am - noon

Elmwood Cemetery's grounds are open every day from 8 am till 4:30 pm. There is no admission charge.

Elmwood's Rich History

Elmwood is the most historic ground in this part of the world.  The dramatic Entry Bridge, the Carpenter-Gothic Office Cottage– the entire 80-acre cemetery – are all on the National Register of Historic Places, and Elmwood is also an official Bird Sanctuary and Arboretum.  Reserve a place in Memphis history.  Beneath our ancient elms, oaks and magnolias.  In the company of our most honored and revered.  Most famous and infamous.  Most loved and feared.  Among the veterans of every American war, even the Revolutionary War.  Side-by-side with generals, senators, governors, mayors and madams.  Take a tour, and visit the last 160 years in a shady hour or two in Elmwood. Volunteer, and preserve history.  Donate, and make a timeless gift.

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Make Arrangements

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For 162 years, Elmwood Cemetery has provided dignified burials in beautiful surroundings at reasonable prices.

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Tours & Events

Tours & Events

The history of Memphis is told through the stories of Elmwood residents. If these graves could talk...

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Donate

Donate

Step back into history and experience eighty acres of stately trees and statuary in the beautiful blend of nature and art that is Elmwood Cemetery.

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At Elmwood

For eight generations, the generosity of our friends has allowed us to meet every winter challenge and greet every spring with new growth and renewed faith.

You keep Elmwood the tranquil, beautiful, therapeutic place that it is. Your generous support makes a huge difference to the operation and maintenance of historic Elmwood Cemetery.

Show your support for Elmwood Cemetery.  The history of the place, and the stories of those who rest here, tell the story of Memphis—our story.

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