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July 2018

Birding in Peace

Sunday, July 22, 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, August 5, 2018

One event on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 6:30am

One event on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 6:00am

One event on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 6:00am

Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful Sunday morning walking tours to discover the many birds that call Green-Wood home. Copies of our new Bird Checklist will be available to all tour participants. Comfortable footwear is recommended.

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Historic Trolley Tours

Sunday, July 22, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Monday, December 3, 2018

One event on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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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.

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Historic Trolley Tours

Wednesday, July 25, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, December 27, 2018

One event on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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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.

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After the Funeral: Memorializing Loved Ones

Thursday, July 26, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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Join death educator Amy Cunningham for a discussion about capturing the true legacy of a loved one. Over the past several years, she has worked with hundreds of families to ensure that the rituals around memorializing feel true and right for each family. Learn about creating unique keepsakes, whether it is the form of textiles, artwork, charitable donations, or readings. She will also explore how digital platforms can provide an ideal space for sharing stories and memories that are easily accessible. Discover what might feel right for your family.

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Moonlight Tours

Friday, July 27, 8:15 pm - 10:15 pm
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One event on Friday, June 29, 2018 at 8:30pm

One event on Friday, July 27, 2018 at 8:15pm

Join other fearless trekkers to explore Green-Wood’s intriguing tombstones and unforgettable catacombs under the glow of the full moon. Historian Jeff Richman leads these immensely popular walking tours, which begin at sunset and are accompanied by the ethereal and atmospheric sounds of live accordion music. Buy your tickets soon; these tours always sell out.

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Twilight Tour

Saturday, July 28, 7:00 pm - 9:00 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. 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 history. This not-to-be-missed walking tour ends with a visit to the Catacombs, which are normally closed to the public.

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Birding in Peace

Sunday, July 29, 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, August 5, 2018

One event on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 6:30am

One event on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 6:00am

One event on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 6:00am

Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful Sunday morning walking tours to discover the many birds that call Green-Wood home. Copies of our new Bird Checklist will be available to all tour participants. Comfortable footwear is recommended.

Find out more »

Historic Trolley Tours

Sunday, July 29, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Monday, December 3, 2018

One event on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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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.

Find out more »
August 2018

Historic Trolley Tours

Wednesday, August 1, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, December 27, 2018

One event on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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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.

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Film Screening: Prospect

Saturday, August 4, 7:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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A teenage girl and her father travel to a remote alien moon, aiming to strike it rich. They've secured a contract to harvest a large deposit of the elusive gems hidden in the depths of the moon's toxic forest. But there are others roving the wilderness and the job quickly devolves into a fight to survive. Forced to contend not only with the forest's other ruthless inhabitants, but with her own father's greed-addled judgment, the girl finds she must carve her own path to escape.

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