The Plot Thickens: The Writers and Raconteurs of Elmwood Cemetery

Their life's work. Their final thoughts.

Meet the novelists, journalists, broadcasters, and poets of Elmwood Cemetery!

Learn about the judge whose poetry still inspires more than 100 years after his passing, and get to know the educator and historian whose work is integral to understanding Memphis history. Meet the "godmother of Afro-Hispanic literature and culture," as well as the woman who broadcast a radio show live from a jet fighter. Visit the final resting place of the man who wrote thousands of pages about the Civil War and the reverend who wrote about ghosts.

Join tour guide Sheena Barnett for this 90-minute walk through Elmwood Cemetery on Saturday, June 17th at 10:30 am. The cost is $20 per person.


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Date & Time

June 17, 2023 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM