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.
Memphis Street Names Part 2: An Indoor Presentation
10 AM -
The history of our street names, revealed!
Park. Kate Bond. Bingham. Austin Peay. Dunlap, Overton, Willis, and more.
We're going to uncover the history of these Memphis Street Names in this hour-long presentation in the Chapel at Elmwood Cemetery. Admission...
Cradle Gardening Sign Up & Orientation
12 PM -
Cemetery gardening? You bet.
If you love Elmwood Cemetery and are passionate about gardening, then this program is for you. Help bring flowers back to the oldest active garden-style cemetery in Memphis!
What are cradles? These oblong-shaped marble 'flower b...
African American History & Elmwood Cemetery: An Indoor Presentation
2 PM -
African American history, Memphis, and Elmwood Cemetery.
Have you wondered about the rich, diverse African American history found at Elmwood Cemetery? At rest in Elmwood are the men and women of the Civil Rights Movement, business leaders, a nun being considered for sa...
The Wonderful Women of Elmwood: An Indoor Presentation
Celebrate women's history with us.
Women have helped to shape the history of our country and our fascinating city. There are incredible women at rest in Elmwood Cemetery, and their stories are waiting to be told. We invite you to join us to learn just a few of them...
True Crimes of Bygone Times: A Walking Tour of Elmwood Cemetery
2 PM -
Heinous history of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
True crime stories of decades past - that's what we're featuring on this new tour at Elmwood Cemetery. Who was accused of lacing her cookies with arsenic? Who was at the center of a nationwide missing person...
True Crimes of Bygone Times: An Indoor Presentation
11 AM -
True crime stories of decades past - now from the seated comfort of the Chapel at Elmwood! Who was accused of lacing her cookies with arsenic? Who was at the center of a nationwide missing person search for decades ...