The Brooklyn Bridge: 140 Years Later

When the awe-inspiring Brooklyn Bridge opened on May 24, 1883, it stood not only as an extraordinary feat of modern engineering, but as a towering beacon of human triumph.  Join Green-Wood Historian Jeff Richman, to visit the final resting places of some of the key figures involved in the construction of the NYC icon and ... Read more

Crime and Catastrophe Trolley Tour

Murders, shipwrecks, plane crashes, gangsters: Do we have your attention yet? This nail-biting trolley tour delves deep into some of the finest true crime and disaster stories that Green-Wood has to offer. You will learn about the mysterious death of famed “Mentalist” Washington Irving Bishop (who was allegedly killed by autopsy), visit the lakeside mausoleum ... Read more

Event Series Green-Wood After Hours

Green-Wood After Hours

Long after Green-Wood’s gates close to the public, explore its historic grounds under the cover of night. You’ll weave through the Cemetery’s stunning landscape 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. ... Read more