Discover Green-Wood

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Green-Wood will host an exciting variety of weekly trolley tours highlighting the Cemetery’s notable “permanent residents,” its magnificent landscape, and its world-renowned collection of sculpture and architecture. These tours will take place every Wednesday and Sunday from September – December. Please see schedule below for specific dates and times.

Every Wednesday and Sunday from September – December 2019 1 pm – 3 pm

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Visitors will hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn and much more. Now, by popular demand, a rotation of three different tours is offered. Each boasts great views, beautiful monuments, rolling hills, century-old tress and stories of the fascinating persons interred at Green-Wood.

Please note: All tours include a visit to the Historic Chapel and to Battle Hill. These tours last approximately two hours. The trolley is heated/air-conditioned and enclosed. The tour includes several stops where visitors have the option to walk outside.

For more information or to make reservations, visit www.green-wood.com/toursevents or call 718-210-3080. Space on the trolley is limited. Trolley tours routinely sell out. Reservations are recommended. If the trolley tour is not sold out, walk-ups will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Discover Green-Wood (Tour A)

Visitors will see the graves of DeWitt Clinton; Leonard Bernstein; Elias Howe, inventor of the sewing machine, and his beloved Fannie the Dog; the Founder of the ASPCA Henry Bergh; more than 30 members of Theodore Roosevelt’s family; Boss Tweed; the Indian Princess, Do-Hum-Me; the “Soda Fountain King,” John Matthews; Louis Comfort Tiffany; the Civil War Soldiers’ Lot; the Catacombs; Green-Wood’s largest mausoleum, the Steinway; and more.

Sunday, September 1

Wednesday September 18

Sunday, September 22

Wednesday, October 9

Sunday, October 20

Wednesday, October 30

Sunday, November 10

Wednesday, November 20

Sunday December 1

Wednesday, December 11

Sunday, December 29

Event Dates
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 through Sunday, December 29, 2019
Event time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cost / donation
$20 for the general public; $15 for Green-Wood Historic Fund and Brooklyn Historical Society members
Contact
Harry Weil,
harryweil@green-wood
.com, 718-210-3080

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