Elmwood Cemetery

Elmwood Cemetery (HM2923)

Location: Norfolk, VA 23504
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 51.581', W 76° 16.965'

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Elmwood Cemetery, established in 1853, is Norfolk's second-oldest municipal cemetery. Its monuments and statues, some crafted by nationally prominent artisans, bear the motifs of Victorian funerary art and reflect the Egyptian, Gothic, Greek, Neo-Classical, and Romanesque Revival styles. Victims of the 1855 yellow fever epidemic, members of the Norfolk Light Artillery Blues, and Confederate and Union soldiers and sailors are interred here. Also buried here are Gov. Littleton Waller Tazewell, renowned sculptor William Couper, and Sarah Lee Odend'hal Fain, one of the first two women to serve in the Virginia General Assembly. Elmwood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
HM NumberHM2923
Year Placed2017
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 385653 N 4080074
Decimal Degrees36.85968333, -76.28275000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 51.581', W 76° 16.965'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 51' 34.86" N, 76° 16' 57.9" W
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Area Code(s)757
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 330 E Princess Anne Rd, Norfolk VA 23504, US
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