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Elmwood Cemetery

824 S Dudley St, Memphis, TN 38104-6005
+1 901-774-3212
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An odd ride down memory lane. Get the tape.

This may come as a shock to some, but you can get a great Memphis history lesson here among the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Memphis, Tennessee
Interesting bit of history

This site is well hidden, but worth a visit. Huge old cemetery, full of fascinating historical... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Randy P
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824 S Dudley St, Memphis, TN 38104-6005
+1 901-774-3212
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This may come as a shock to some, but you can get a great Memphis history lesson here among the tombstones. Just make sure you get the CD. As you listen to the CD, you'll get a good bit of Memphis history that will make...More

Thank ChiefDaveHMC
Reviewed 1 week ago

This site is well hidden, but worth a visit. Huge old cemetery, full of fascinating historical burial sites, unique statuary and information about historical event related to the cemetery residents.

Thank Randy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome experience. So much history. Beautiful head stones. I only wish they had more audio stop signs for every stop. Sometimes it was a bit confusing or hard to find the grave.

Thank sherryamberson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely historic cemetery has tours and events lead by knowledgable, enthusiastic staff. We attended Mother's Day tea in the fairly new chapel which included the typical tea offerings as well as an interesting talk about the history of the cemetery, including notable residents, followed...More

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 23 June 2017

What a beautiful, serene place to see the graves of many people who played major roles in,the history of Memphis and Tennessee. The entry gates are so beautiful too. The office has any information if younneedma grave location they can help you.

Thank dedot1015
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

On a super hot day, feel free to stay in the car and drive through the audio tour. If your into historical grave yards or odd headstones this place is fantastic! There's so many beautiful statues, but not much shade along the path. If your...More

Thank chris d
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This was a fascinating trip from beginning to end. Stop by the house for a audio CD and a look around. Then follow the journey and get out at least a few times. There are many works of art to be appreciated here as well...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We participated in the "Scoundrels and Scandals' tour at the Elmwood Cemetery. What a great afternoon! Dale, our guide, shared all sorts of information and provided us with a memorable experience. This particular tour isn't offered often so hopefully the next one will coincide with...More

Thank Anne F
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Stopped here whilst doing a horse and carriage tour. It was very interesting. Recommend visiting if you have time

Thank Help56
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a beautiful cemetery and so full of history. We ended up walking around for about 2 hours. Worth the time.

Thank Hall7454
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11 July 2017|
Response from dedot1015 | Reviewed this property |
The cemetery is in South Memphis, just South of downtown in an undesirable area for those who are unsure which way to go. My advice is to contact a tour company or your hotel concierge to recommend local transportation. We... More
11 July 2017|
Response from Nancy B | Reviewed this property |
It's in Memphis right on the edge of historical Central Gardens neighborhood where we live. Just a turn off Lamar ave. Don't miss the Cooper Young district while in the area. We love to do progressive evenings by walking... More
12 June 2016|
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