Volunteers continue to process our archives, unfolding thousands of documents and placing them in acid-free folders. You can find out more about our archival processing work here and here.
As we have processed these papers, we have made some great discoveries. We have pla... Read more
Well, it wasn't pretty.
With 8,000 trees, Green-Wood was quite an attractive target for Hurricane Sandy. And Sandy, with her big winds, was not kind. In all, 150 of Green-Wood's trees were destroyed. And, just days after the storm, we estimate that well in excess of 100 m... Read more
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This is a very exciting and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Several weeks ago, Tony Cucchiara, the Brooklyn College professor who is in charge of our archives organization and preservation, found a cache of 25 Green-Wood maps in o... Read more
Author, historian and storyteller Ben Feldman has been in love with New York City history for as long as he can remember. Utilizing Green-Wood’s historical resources, he has discovered long-forgotten characters whose colorful stories he delights in te... Read more