CONTACT: Josh Salter/Colleen Roche Linden Alschuler & Kaplan Public Relations 212-575-4545; email@example.com GRAVE OF 19TH CENTURY “IRISH REBEL” DISCOVERED AT GREEN-WOOD CEMETERY Excavation Unearths Gravestone of Patrick O’Donohue (Brooklyn, NY) – The gravestone marking the final resting place of 19th Century Irish nationalist Patrick O’Donohue (1815-1854), leader of the Young Irelander Rebellion, has been … Read more
I’ve been wandering Green-Wood Cemetery for almost 25 years. Yet, I have never seen this monument before. It really is unusual–I’ve never seen anything like it in any cemetery. Thanks to Frank Morelli, supervisor of our Restoration and Preservation Program, who found this gravestone depicting a baby carriage. Quite a find!
Well, I guess Nature giveth and Nature taketh away. We do have a great collection of trees at Green-Wood Cemetery–an expert from the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens recently described our trees as the best collection of mature trees in New York City. We have about 7,000 trees–some just getting started, some more than a century old. … Read more