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.
6:30 PM -
Take a ride through the cemetery as the sun goes down!
Pedal your way through history during this guided tour of historic Elmwood Cemetery. Bring your bicycle and we'll take you on a tour you're not soon to forget! We will explore the cemetery from top to botto...
The Plagues of Memphis, Part 1
6:30 PM -
Everything old is new again.
Cholera, diptheria, St. Anthony's fire, dysentery, yellow fever, smallpox, tuberculosis. We're talking about age-old diseases that tormented the citizens of Memphis in the 19th century. We'll discuss palliative care, like leeche...
The Plagues of Memphis, Part 2
The plagues of early Memphis, continued...
Part 2 of The Plagues of Memphis picks up where Part 1 left off! We'll talk about diseases that bedeviled the city's early settlers and some of the strange (to us) ways they dealt with it.
The way it works: sig...
Read In Peace Book Club: Zoom Style
5:30 PM -
Join Elmwood Cemetery staff and other book lovers for this online edition of the Read In Peace Book Club. We're meeting online on Tuesday, August 18th at 5:30 pm to talk about our 2nd selection, Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. This book is available for ...
Soul of the City Film Premiere
7 PM -
It's a new twist on an event you've come to love!
Join us online on Saturday, October 10th at 7:00 pm for the Soul of the City Film Premiere, benefiting Elmwood Cemetery!
We can't safely invite hundreds of our friends to the cemetery for the no...