Remembering 9/11

As the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, we remember those who were killed. Below is a slide show, put together by intern Elizabeth Christian, of the faces of the victims of the attack on the World Trade Center who are interred at Green-Wood, who were cremated at Green-Wood, or for whom a memorial … Read more

Fourth Annual Benefit

The Fourth Annual Presentation of the De Witt Clinton Awardfor ExcellencetoPete Hamill Thursday, September 15 * 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails al fresco, featuring Governor De Witt Clinton’s favorite drink. Also: VIP Reception with Mr. Hamill for members of the Host Committee, board members, and VIP ticket holders until 6:30 … Read more

Pioneers Remembered

Few of the gravestones of Green-Wood’s most famous permanent residents describe their accomplishments. But that has changed, at least for three of our pioneers. James Bogardus (1800-1874) is “The Father of Cast-Iron Architecture. Daniel Badger (1806-1884), with his Architectural Iron Works firm, pioneered the construction of cast-iron buildings. And Francois Gouraud (1808-1847) was sent by … Read more