824 S. Dudley St.Memphis, TN 38104901-774-3212
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.
Book Discussion: "In a Colorful Place" with co-author Dan Conaway
6 PM -
Colorful Perspectives in Black and White.
Join us for an all-new, online book presentation by co-author and lifelong Memphian, Dan Conaway. "In a Colorful Place" was released in late 2020. A collection of sometimes funny, sometimes poignant, and always insigh...
African American History of Elmwood Cemetery
5:30 PM -
Celebrate history with us.
For almost 170 years, Elmwood Cemetery served as the final resting place for African Americans who lived, loved, worked, and contributed to the history of Memphis and United States. We seek to illuminate the stories of just some of their live...
Read In Peace Book Club
Read in peace with us.
Join Elmwood Cemetery staff and other book lovers for this online edition of the Read In Peace Book Club. We're meeting online on Tuesday, February 23rd at 5:30 pm to talk about our 4th selection, The Office of Historical Correct...
Cradle Gardening at Elmwood Cemetery: Getting Started
12 PM -
Join us for gardening at Elmwood Cemetery!
Have you thought that you'd like to become a Cradle Gardener, but haven't known where to start? Or, are you simply curious and want to learn more before you commit to the program?
Join us for an online meeting ...
9 AM -
Bold Women Change History: The Women of Elmwood, Part One
Explore the women's history found at Elmwood Cemetery.
Who are the women of Elmwood Cemetery? Mothers, sisters, friends and lovers. Suffragists, spies, singers, and maybe even saints. The women who are at rest in Elmwood Cemetery come from all backgrounds and each ...
Bold Women Change History: Women of Elmwood, Part Two
The Women of Elmwood, Part Two.
We had so much to say we needed another hour!
The very first person to be buried at Elmwood was a woman. A Civil Rights activist, a beauty queen, suffragists, an explorer, and so many more: the women who are buried at El...