Secrets in Stone: Monuments and Their Symbols

Learn the secrets of Elmwood Cemetery.

The monuments at Elmwood Cemetery have their own stories to tell. Carved into the stones are wreaths, scrolls, hands, grapes, anchors, doves, flowers, and so much more. What do these symbols mean? We're offering you an opportunity to find out. 

Join staff member Amanda Knight for the Stories of Stone walking tour through Elmwood Cemetery and learn what the monuments are trying to tell you. The tour will begin at 12 pm. Weather-appropriate clothing and good walking shoes are recommended.

This tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and will focus on the west side of the cemetery, where many massive monuments are located. Masks are requested.

Admission is $20 per person and registration is required. Rain will cancel this event; call 901-774-3212 for rain information.

 

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Date & Time

April 24, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM