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(Sold Out) Historic Trolley Tour

Wednesday, July 15, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to 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.

Each tour boasts great views, beautiful monuments throughout, rolling hills, century-old trees and stories of the fascinating persons interred at Green-Wood. Please note: all tours include a visit to Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and to Battle Hill.

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City Stories, City Spirit: Write with NY Writers Coalition!

Wednesday, July 15, 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
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Every week until Thursday, July 16,

Wednesdays for eight weeks, May 27 – July 15 Are you working on a memoir, a poem, or a story…

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Inventors Club: Charles Lewis and Louis Comfort Tiffany

Sunday, July 19, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Tiffany family was artistic, innovative, and had an immense influence on 19th-century jewelry and design. The Inventors Club will examine the patents the family held, and explore how they forever influenced jewelry in America. Then, you’ll explore how the jewelry world is changing today through the use of 3D printing technology. See how the technology works, and then mimic the Tiffany’s by printing your own jewelry designs!

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Historic Trolley Tour

Wednesday, July 22, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until Tuesday, September 1,

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to 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.

Each tour boasts great views, beautiful monuments throughout, rolling hills, century-old trees and stories of the fascinating persons interred at Green-Wood. Please note: all tours include a visit to Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and to Battle Hill.

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City Spirit, City Stories: Open Mic in the Chapel

Wednesday, July 22, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join NY Writers Coalition in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel, for City Spirit, City Stories, a community reading and open mic in celebration of the talented storytellers hiding in plain sight of this big city!

In workshops facilitated by Rachel Plutzer and Julia Hillman Craig, playwrights, poets, essayists, and artists of other forms gather together within the cemetery’s beautiful grounds and historic interiors. For the past eight weeks, they’ve found inspiration and enlightenment from stories of the past to fuel their own art, and we’re excited to have them share these new discoveries — and new writing! – with us this summer.

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(Sold Out) Twilight Tour and Catacomb Soiree

Thursday, July 23, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

There are few places more atmospheric than a cemetery at dusk – and Green-Wood is top notch when it comes to beauty and atmosphere. So take a walk on the wild side during this special event that will lead you on a twilight tour of the expansive grounds. As the sun sets on 478 spectacular acres, you’ll weave through stunning landscapes and visit the graves of fascinating figures in New York and American culture.

After the walking tour, enjoy a drink amidst the art and greenery. The catacombs will be open for the reception, so you can wander by torchlight, sip your drink, and visit the opulent indoor resting places of Green-Wood.

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Historic Trolley Tour

Sunday, July 26, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every month on the last Sunday until Tuesday, September 1,

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to 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.

Each tour boasts great views, beautiful monuments throughout, rolling hills, century-old trees and stories of the fascinating persons interred at Green-Wood. Please note: all tours include a visit to Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and to Battle Hill.

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Historic Trolley Tour

Wednesday, July 29, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until Tuesday, September 1,

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to 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.

Each tour boasts great views, beautiful monuments throughout, rolling hills, century-old trees and stories of the fascinating persons interred at Green-Wood. Please note: all tours include a visit to Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and to Battle Hill.

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Common Shade: Catherine Gallant on Isadora Duncan’s Dances of Mourning

Wednesday, July 29, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

In the early 20th century, Isadora Duncan’s innovative dances changed the art world forever. But it was the sudden death of her children that most influenced her life and work. After losing her two young children to drowning, Duncan poured her grief into dance. She created her Grande Marche and other dances expressing grief, mortality, and mourning, as well as remembrance and rebirth. Catherine Gallant is a student of Duncan, and regularly performs these dances. She’ll perform these emotional dances to live music, before discussing Duncan’s process, her relationship to her children’s death, and how Gallant connects to Duncan and her artistic outpouring of grief.

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Historic Trolley Tour

Wednesday, August 5, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until Tuesday, September 1,

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to 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.

Each tour boasts great views, beautiful monuments throughout, rolling hills, century-old trees and stories of the fascinating persons interred at Green-Wood. Please note: all tours include a visit to Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and to Battle Hill.

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