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Address: 824 South Dudley St, Memphis, TN 38104
Phone Number: 901 774 3212
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drive slowly and absorb

My husband and I rented the audio tour, but even with the printed map we were given, it was hard to follow and find specific graves. Although we enjoyed most of the hour and a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
MickieB45
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Hernando, Fl
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Hernando, Fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I rented the audio tour, but even with the printed map we were given, it was hard to follow and find specific graves. Although we enjoyed most of the hour and a half we spent there, the cemetery signage could be improved as well as the map. But we were glad we did go. Lots of interesting... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We visited here on a very hot day. So we rented the cd tour that you listen to as you drive through the cemetery. The audio tour was very interesting and we stopped often to take photos. We spend a couple of hours driving through this beautiful property. Well worth our time.

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Arlington, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

After the gps re routed us many times we finally found it. Neat entrance over the little bridge. Nice landscaping. Overall, very interesting

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

If you have a free morning in Memphis, Elmwood is really worth a visit. The guy who runs it is a mine of fascinating info. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My Grandson and I visited the cemetery to do a geocaching find. I got the 1 hr audio tour cd but we spent nearly 3 hrs there. I got out in several places to walk through the area and take pictures. The grounds are beautifully kept and the tour is well marked. I recommend the cd as it was very... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My husband and I are big fans of cemeteries so when I saw this one I knew we had to visit. There is an options for an audio guide I HIGHLY recommend paying the $10 for the guide and the CD this tells you so much about the history of the place and about certain stones and there meanings. We... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The audio guide is well worth the minimal cost. You get a great deal of history about the south and Memphis during the tour. The Cemetery is also very beautiful and doubles as an arboretum. I would clearly say this is a hidden gem of places to visit.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Great day trip to explore Civil War era cemetery. Only bummer was our rental didn't have a cd player, so we had to use a map. We spent 3 hours here, roaming the grounds, stopping to read the headstones of those that have gone before. Take the time to look at all the unknown confederate soldiers graves also how many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

If you have some extra time while in Memphis, be sure to visit this cemetery. After being on my feet at other attractions, this was a very welcome respite that provided some very interesting color to some of the residents and events that occurred in Memphis over the years. Check to see when the office is open and start by... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I went on an after hours tour of the cemetery with Kimberly and I absolutely loved it! She was an excellent tour guide and you could tell she enjoyed working there. She was very knowledgeable about those buried there and also about the different types of monuments and headstones in the cemetery. She told some really great stories on the... More 

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Additional Information about Elmwood Cemetery

Address: 824 South Dudley St, Memphis, TN 38104
Phone Number: 901 774 3212
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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