Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

Celebrate Halloween with Historic Cemeteries

October 29, 2021

Still need something to do this Halloween weekend? A trip to a local historic cemetery may help get you in the spirit. Elmwood/Pinewood Cemetery, 700 W. 6th Street, Charlotte, contains the graves of some of Charlotte’s most important citizens. Textile pioneer D.A. Tompkins, developer Edward Dilworth Latta, former Charlotte mayor S. S. McNinch, and W.W. Smith, Charlotte’s first major black architect, are among those buried at this site.

If you’re interested in exploring this cemetery or another cemetery designated as a local historic landmark, visit Designated Historic Landmarks.

Photo Courtesy of Historic Elmwood Pinewood Cemetery