Free and Open to the Public Daily, 10am–5pm, through September 4th. The Perimeter Path is an immersive installation in the Historic Chapel by Green-Wood’s 2022 artist in residence, Rowan Renee. Through extensive onsite research into the public burial lots around the Cemetery's perimeter and the meticulous crafting of works in marble and glass, Renee investigates how race and class influence memorialization.
Join historian Barnet Schecter, author of The Battle for New York, and Green-Wood Historian Jeff Richman, for this annual trolley tour of Green-Wood’s Revolutionary War-related sites. On August 27, 1776, Green-Wood was a battlefield—and much of the largest battle of the war was fought across its grounds. This tour is very popular and sells out ... Read more
Join our expert tour guides aboard our temperature-controlled trolley to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and some of its most fascinating permanent residents. If you have never been to the Cemetery this is your opportunity to discover its 478 acres of art, history, and nature! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in ... Read more
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.