Cemetery notes and/or description: Memorial Gardens cemetery is owned and managed by the Evergreen Cemetery Association of Brainerd. It is located about 1½ miles north of Brainerd on County Road 3. The cemetery has over 2,000 interments. It was started in 1953 as "Knollwood Memorial Gardens". In the 1970s, the Evergreen Cemetery Association took over management of the cemetery and the cemetery was renamed to just "Memorial Gardens".