700 West 6th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
The first recorded burials here date back to 1855. Many of Charlotte’s prominent citizens are buried in Elmwood, including the following:
Governor Cameron Morrison
Dr. Annie Alexander, the first female physician in the south
Phillip Lance Van Every, who started Lance, Inc. and was a two-term mayor
John Motley Morehead, U S. senator and congressman
Randolph Scott, movie actor
An array of unique and elaborate headstones and monuments can be found in Elmwood, such as the Severs log cabin, which was carved from one 15-ton piece of granite. The cemetery also offers beautiful views of uptown Charlotte.
1612 Oaklawn Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28216
Originally established as a private cemetery by the Hendrix family around 1915. The first burial in Oaklawn took place on July 30, 1916. The City took over the operation of Oaklawn on November 1, 1956.
Old Settlers Cemetery
200 West Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202