Elmwood Cemetery

824 S. Dudley St.
Memphis, TN 38104- Map It
Phone: (901) 774-3212

AAA Editor Notes

Elmwood Cemetery, at 824 S. Dudley St., is the oldest active cemetery in Memphis. This well-kept Victorian-era garden cemetery and arboretum covers 80 acres and includes hundreds of examples of Victorian cemetery art. Audio tours and tour maps of the cemetery tell about local history and many of the notable Civil War soldiers, politicians, musicians and civil rights activists buried here. Picnicking is permitted.
Free. Audio tours and maps are available for a fee.
Hours: Grounds daily 8-4:30. Office Mon.-Fri. 8-4:30, Sat. 8-noon; closed major holidays. Allow 1 hour minimum.