Founded in 1854, Elmwood Cemetery has been the metropolitan area's most prestigious cemetery. The grounds selected, a sloping tract that overlooked the Broad River, were part of the original Taylor tract belong to Col. A. A.Taylor. Elmwood Cemetery features a confederate cemetery within its boundaries attracting hundreds of history buffs, as well as genealogy seekers yearly. Encompassed in miles of newly paved roadways you will also find two veterans gardens, two additional bronze marker sections, and numerous family monument sections. Historical walking tour maps available in the office, open Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm.