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October 2017

Historic Trolley Tours

Sunday, October 22, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, November 26, 2017

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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Twilight Tour

Sunday, October 22, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Monday, October 30, 2017

One event on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 4:00pm

Our most popular tour just got better! Inspired by Matthew Jensen’s artist-map for Among Trees and Stone, visitors will enjoy the rare opportunity to explore the quiet beauty of the cemetery bathed in the golden light of the setting sun. Your tour guide will go deeper into the cemetery to reveal 19th-century monuments that often go unnoticed even in broad daylight! The tours ends with a visit to the catacombs, which are normally closed to the public.

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Historic Trolley Tours

Wednesday, October 25, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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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Death: A Graveside Companion

Saturday, October 28, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This day-long symposium is dedicated to the intersections of art and death to celebrate the publication of Death: A Graveside Companion, edited and curated by Morbid Anatomy creator, Joanna Ebenstein, and featuring largely unseen artworks from The Richard Harris death collection. Presenters will include cultural critic, Mark Dery; medical historian, Michael Sappol; Evan Michelson of Obscura Antiques and the TV series Oddities; hair artist and art historian, Karen Bachmann; filmmaker, Eva Aridjis; photographer, Shannon Taggart; Bruce Goldfarb of Baltimore's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner; medical illustrator, Marie Dauenheimer; Morbid Anatomy's Joanna Ebenstein and Laetitia Barbier; and more. Talks, screenings, and show-and-tells will span Edgar Allen Poe and the beautiful corpse, the allure of Victorian hair art, death in Mexico, The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, spiritualism, medical models, and the history of the guillotine.

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Spirited Stroll

Saturday, October 28, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating indefinitely

A perennial favorite! Get into the autumnal mood and enjoy a cool, crisp day exploring Green-Wood’s beautiful fall foliage. Historian Jeff Richman will lead this popular tour filled with tales of murder, mayhem, spirits, and the utterly bizarre. Visit the graves of The Wizard of Oz (actor, Frank Morgan), George Washington’s favorite dentist, the somewhat shady originator of Spiritualism, and many more. You’ll even get to tour Green-Wood’s Catacombs, usually closed to the public.

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Historic Trolley Tours

Sunday, October 29, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, November 26, 2017

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
+ Google Map

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 »

Twilight Tour

Sunday, October 29, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Monday, October 30, 2017

One event on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 4:00pm

Our most popular tour just got better! Inspired by Matthew Jensen’s artist-map for Among Trees and Stone, visitors will enjoy the rare opportunity to explore the quiet beauty of the cemetery bathed in the golden light of the setting sun. Your tour guide will go deeper into the cemetery to reveal 19th-century monuments that often go unnoticed even in broad daylight! The tours ends with a visit to the catacombs, which are normally closed to the public.

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November 2017

Historic Trolley Tours

Wednesday, November 1, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
+ Google Map

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 »

Twilight Tour

Friday, November 3, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Our most popular tour just got better! Inspired by Matthew Jensen’s artist-map for Among Trees and Stone, visitors will enjoy the rare opportunity to explore the quiet beauty of the cemetery bathed in the golden light of the setting sun. Your tour guide will go deeper into the cemetery to reveal 19th-century monuments that often go unnoticed even in broad daylight! The tours ends with a visit to the catacombs, which are normally closed to the public.

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Twilight Tour

Saturday, November 4, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Our most popular tour just got better! Inspired by Matthew Jensen’s artist-map for Among Trees and Stone, visitors will enjoy the rare opportunity to explore the quiet beauty of the cemetery bathed in the golden light of the setting sun. Your tour guide will go deeper into the cemetery to reveal 19th-century monuments that often go unnoticed even in broad daylight! The tours ends with a visit to the catacombs, which are normally closed to the public.

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