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Youth Education Docent

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Elmwood Cemetery

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Youth Education Tour Guide

More than 5,000 area students tour Elmwood Cemetery each year. These tours are led by volunteer docents who love history. Volunteers are given training and reference materials to study. Volunteers are also invited to participate in a variety of special events happening at Elmwood.

Volunteers should met the following requirements:

  • You should be able to stand and walk for two hours at a time
  • Tours take place on weekdays, usually in the morning. Availability during those hours is suggested
  • You should be able to walk on uneven terrain
  • You should be tolerant of varying weather conditions
  • You should be able to speak clearly and loudly and be willing to use a provided headset-style microphone device to project your voice

Training times are flexible. Contact Kelly Sowell at historian@elmwoodcemetery.org or (901)774-3212 with any questions.

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About Elmwood Cemetery


824 S. Dudley St, Memphis, TN 38104, US

Mission Statement

Mission Statement Elmwood is an historic cemetery with available lots that provides a beautiful final resting place to families as it shares its history, art and nature with the community.


Elmwood is an operational historic cemetery which not only focuses on interment in a beautiful and respectful setting but also is committed to using the cemetery as a medium to teach about the history of Memphis.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth


We'll work with your schedule.


824 S. Dudley St824 S. Dudley StMemphis, TN 38104




  • People 55+


  • Orientation or Training
  • Times vary. Tours usually last about 2 hours.

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