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Green-Wood

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500 25 Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
7182103080www.green-wood.com

Upcoming Events

June 2017
$25

TWILIGHT TOUR OF GREEN-WOOD

June 30 @ 7:30 pm - July 28 @ 9:30 pm

There are few places more atmospheric than a cemetery at dusk, and Green-Wood can’t be beat when it comes to beauty and ambiance. Explore the Cemetery’s stunning landscape – aglow in the in the light of the setting sun – while visiting the graves of fascinating figures in New York history and American culture. On this walking tour, your guide will regale you with tales of Green-Wood’s “permanent residents” before ending at the famous Catacombs, which are normally closed to…

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July 2017
$20

GREEN-WOOD HOSTS HISTORIC TROLLEY TOURS

July 2 @ 10:00 am - July 30 @ 1:00 pm

This summer, Green-Wood will host an exciting variety of trolley tours highlighting the cemetery’s notable “permanent residents”, its magnificent landscape and world-class works of sculpture and architecture. These tours will take place every Wednesday and Sunday from June through August. Please see schedule below for specific dates and times. 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…

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$45;$50

CAPTURE THE BEAUTY OF GREEN-WOOD CEMETERY AFTER HOURS

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

LEARN THE ART OF TWILIGHT AND NIGHTTIME PHOTOGRAPHY Green-Wood is an inspirational landscape any time of day, but it is especially wondrous after sunset. Sean Sime, a professional photography for more than 20 years, will lead an exclusive after-hours workshop in twilight and nighttime photography to capture the atmospheric beauty of the Cemetery. Long exposures and light painting will be the focus, which will require use of a SLR or DSLR camera, and tripod. Familiarity with shooting in manual and…

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$25

LAMENT AT GREEN-WOOD: THE NINTH OF AV

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Ninth of Av (Tisha b’Av) is a solemn date on the Hebrew calendar, marking the destruction of both Temples in Jerusalem and the loss of an ancient and sacred civilization. A stunning and historic site, Green-Wood’s grounds will provide us a unique entry into the meaning of this holy day and the sacredness of life. Traditionally a day of fasting and reciting the Book of Lamentations, Lament at Green-Wood will feature traditional and contemporary meditations on mourning, remembrance and…

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August 2017
$20

GREEN-WOOD HOSTS HISTORIC TROLLEY TOURS EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SUNDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This summer, Green-Wood will host an exciting variety of trolley tours highlighting the cemetery’s notable “permanent residents”, its magnificent landscape and world-class works of sculpture and architecture. These tours will take place every Wednesday and Sunday from June through August. Please see schedule below for specific dates and times. 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…

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$25;$20

TWILIGHT TOUR OF GREEN-WOOD

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

ENJOY THE BEAUTY OF THE CEMETERY AT DUSK EVERY OTHER FRIDAY THIS SUMMER There are few places more atmospheric than a cemetery at dusk, and Green-Wood can’t be beat when it comes to beauty and ambiance. Explore the Cemetery’s stunning landscape – aglow in the in the light of the setting sun – while visiting the graves of fascinating figures in New York history and American culture. On this walking tour, your guide will regale you with tales of Green-Wood’s…

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$25;$20

TWILIGHT TOUR OF GREEN-WOOD

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

ENJOY THE BEAUTY OF THE CEMETERY AT DUSK EVERY OTHER FRIDAY THIS SUMMER There are few places more atmospheric than a cemetery at dusk, and Green-Wood can’t be beat when it comes to beauty and ambiance. Explore the Cemetery’s stunning landscape – aglow in the in the light of the setting sun – while visiting the graves of fascinating figures in New York history and American culture. On this walking tour, your guide will regale you with tales of Green-Wood’s…

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