Tales from Elmwood: A Cemetery Walking Tour

Welcome to Elmwood Cemetery.

Buried at Elmwood Cemtery are 80,000 individuals, and they all have a story to tell. Yellow fever martyrs and heroes, Civil Rights leaders, madams, veterans of every major US war, steamboat disaster victims, city movers and shakers, rascals, musicians, and so much more.

We invite you to get to know the residents of Elmwood Cemetery on this 90 minute walking tour of the cemetery grounds. This tour is perfect for those who have ever been to Elmwood, or for anyone who simply wants to hear a good story. Your tour guide will be acclaimed docent Tommy Wilson.

This tour beings at 10 am. Weather appropriate clothing and good walking shoes are encouraged. Masks are requested. Rain will cancel this event; call the office at 901-774-3212 for rain information. Cost is $20 per person.


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Date & Time

May 22, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM