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Elmwood Cemetery

824 S Dudley St, Memphis, TN 38104-6005
+1 901-774-3212
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Gorgeous!

What a beautiful, serene place to see the graves of many people who played major roles in,the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dedot1015
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Sebastian, Florida
Creepily Awesome

On a super hot day, feel free to stay in the car and drive through the audio tour. If your into... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
chris d
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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824 S Dudley St, Memphis, TN 38104-6005
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+1 901-774-3212
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 3 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My husband and I paid for the audio tour but actually turned it off very quickly because it was more pointing out the famous graves and for us this is not what we really care about that much. If you do like your local history...More

Thank Toni G
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Elmwood has so much history to tell from the grave & beautiful monuments of artistic significance which can never be matched or duplicated by future generations.

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Interesting history of Memphis here, many old graves and Architecture, many buried from the yellow fever outbreak in the late 1800's that decimated the population here, also many Civil War Graves as well as famous Memphis residents. You can do a car tour where you...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a local cemetery that contains Memphis history. You can understand Memphis by visiting this cemetery. It has tours that demonstrates who is buried there - from victims of the yellow plague to the cadavers that our medical students practice on. On halloween the...More

Thank 334nanetteg
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Trock1975
Would this attraction be good for kids? They love a good ghost story!
12 June 2016|
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Response from ListenLinda1 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!
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Lisa B
Do they have maps of "people of interest/history" ? Where they are buried, who they are?
4 May 2016|
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Response from Michelle S | Reviewed this property |
Yes and a CD you can listen to in car to guide you through is also an option. Don't miss it.
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