Sue Ramsey has done it again!
Sue is one of Green-Wood's Civil War Project's wonderful--and tremendously dedicated--volunteer researchers. Retired from the Southern California Gas Company, she has been working her way, since 2005, through the now 5,200 volunteer-researche... Read more
On Friday evening, November 1, 1918, a Brooklyn Rapid Transit subway train left the Park Row station in Manhattan, ran east across the East River, then south through Brooklyn. At 6:42 p.m., it crashed near the intersection of Malbone Street, Flatbush and Ocean Avenues; 93 pe... Read more
There is always another story to be discovered at Green-Wood.
I was recently out in section 52, lots 8022-8027--the Bangs Family Lots--looking for a particular gravestone. These lots form a large circle, just feet from the intersection of Locust and Southwood Avenues. Sev... Read more
After leading tours at Green-Wood for 28 years, I still love to create new ones. One of the virtues of doing new and different tours of Green-Wood: I get to research and learn. So it is with my recent tour, "Sound the Alarm: Green-Wood's Firemen." I knew, before I began ... Read more
How is your Green-Wood eye? There have been a few subtle changes out on the grounds in the last couple of weeks. Here's that story. Come visit and see for yourself!
Several features of Green-Wood's grounds date back to its initial design by engineer David Bates Douglass (... Read more