About Elmwood

Serving Kansas City Since 1872

Tracing Elmwood’s Roots

On September 15, 1872, Elmwood Cemetery was consecrated with about 500 people in attendance. Since that day Elmwood has been a part of the fabric that is Kansas City.

Explore Our History

The Grounds

More than a century of history held in 43 acres of peace and serenity

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Volunteer Staff

We are an 100% volunteer-run organization and have a wonderful staff of committed workers.

Meet the Staff

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is a dedicated team focused on the history and care of Elmwood.

Meet the Board