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Elmwood Cemetery

Map824 South Dudley
Memphis not available
901-774-3212
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  • City Tours

Description:

Historic Elmwood is rich in history. The dramatic Entry Bridge, the Carpenter-Gothic Office Cottage, and the entire 80-acre cemetery are all on the National Register of Historic Places. Elmwood is also an official Bird Sanctuary and Arboretum. Find elaborate headstones, sculptures and tombs of military generals, soldiers, immigrants, and victims of the 1870's yellow fever epidemic. Docent-led daytime and evening tours are available. $12-person by reservation. $10 audio tours. Admission: Free.

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