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With approximately 50 acres of rolling hills, beautifully landscaped grounds and horse and buggy paths, the Elmwood Cemetery is the perfect place for an afternoon outing. See our event calendar or visit our Facebook Page for more information on upcoming programs and current news.

Butterfly Release

In late August, Elmwood hosts a butterfly release ceremony. We invite you to be a part of our celebration of the beauty and mystery of the natural world and the remembrance of life.


Each year in November, Elmwood lights 3000 luminary candles in honor and memory of our loved ones who have passed on. Come see the splendor of our grounds aglow on this very special evening.


Walking Tours

Want to be inspired and learn something new? Check out Elmwood Cemetery’s event calendar and sign up for one of our many interesting walking tours.

Guided walking tours are given every Tuesday and Thursday starting April 7th through October. Walking tours are $10 for adults, seniors and students. Please call our office at 732-545-1445 or email to make a reservation. 

Group tours are available upon request.

Civil War Walking Tour

School groups and interest groups may contact us to schedule a Civil War Walking Tour. The Walking Tour includes pre and post activities and information to take a deep dive into local history.

The Elmwood Cemetery has close to 300 Civil War veterans, buried within the park-like setting. This Victorian garden cemetery with natural rolling hills is dotted with memorials and horse and buggy paths. Visit our event calendar for more information and a link to Registration.

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New Brunswick Historical Society

The Elmwood Cemetery Association and the New Brunswick Historical Society have produced a self-guided tour map of the cemetery. There are approximately 16,000 interments primarily from the 1870s through today.

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