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.
Still We Rise: African American History of Elmwood Cemetery Tour
10:30 AM -
Black history will be explored during this Juneteenth-month tour of Elmwood Cemeter...
The Plot Thickens: The Writers and Raconteurs of Elmwood Cemetery
Their life's work. Their final thoughts.
From the Beyond: Ghosts, Spiritualism, and Cemeteries
6:30 PM -
Anyone who works at a cemetery (technically, a cemetarian) knows that the number one question posed to them by the public will always be: have you ever seen a ghost? The question is often in jest, but inquiring minds seem to want to hear ye...
Memphis Music & Elmwood Cemetery: A Presentation
2 PM -
Memphis music history and Elmwood Cemetery.
Día de Muertos Altar Workshop
2 PM -
It's the final word in cultural collaborations.
Destruction of the Steamboat Sultana: A Presentation
The largest maritime disaster in US history, explained.
It's April 27th, 1865. Two in the morning. The sidewheel steamboat Sultana is seven miles north of Memphis on the Mississippi River when her boilers explode.
Shortly after the devastating explosion, the boat...
Yellow Fever: A Tour of the Plague
10 AM -
The history of the terrible Yellow Fever epidemics of 1873, 1878, and 1879 can be f...