Elmwood Cemetery (Birmingham, Alabama)

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Elmwood Cemetery
Details
Year established 1900
Location 600 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Birmingham, Alabama 35211  United States
Country USA
Coordinates 33°29′19″N 86°50′46″W / 33.48861°N 86.84611°W / 33.48861; -86.84611Coordinates: 33°29′19″N 86°50′46″W / 33.48861°N 86.84611°W / 33.48861; -86.84611
Type public
Size 412 acres (1.67 km2)
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Elmwood Cemetery is a 412 acres (167 ha) cemetery established in 1900 (as Elm Leaf Cemetery) in Birmingham, Alabama northwest of Homewood by a group of fraternal organizations. It was renamed in 1906 and gradually eclipsed Oak Hill Cemetery as the most prominent burial place in the city. It has a chapel funeral home at 800 Dennison Avenue Southwest which was established in 1962 by the Lackey family for Johns-Ridout's Mortuary.

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