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July 2019

Birding in Peace

Sunday, July 28, 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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One event on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 6:00 am

One event on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 6:00 am

One event on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 6:00 am

One event on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 6:00 am

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. Green-Wood’s official birding checklist is available to pick up from the security guard at the main entrance on 25th Street or to print here. Comfortable footwear is recommended.

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Historic Trolley Tours

Sunday, July 28, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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 31, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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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August 2019

Rooftop Films Presents: Cemetery Shorts

Friday, August 2, 7:45 pm - 12:00 am

A cemetery is not merely a place to grieve--it is also a place to remember the great loves of our lives, and to contemplate how each of us arrived at this point in time. The thought-provoking films in this program come from all over the world and offer intimately individualized perspectives on death, dying and the process of memorialization.

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Birding in Peace

Sunday, August 4, 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, August 4, 2019

One event on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 6:00 am

One event on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 6:00 am

One event on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 6:00 am

One event on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 6:00 am

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. Green-Wood’s official birding checklist is available to pick up from the security guard at the main entrance on 25th Street or to print here. Comfortable footwear is recommended.

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Historic Trolley Tours

Sunday, August 4, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Monday, August 26, 2019

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.

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Historic Trolley Tours

Wednesday, August 7, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, August 28, 2019

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Sunday, March 31, 2019

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until Sunday, March 31, 2019

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.

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Twilight Tour

Friday, August 9, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 20, 2019

One event on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on Friday, August 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 7:00 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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Tree Stewardship

Saturday, August 10, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Learn how you can play an active role in supporting the health of our urban forest, including the basics of watering, tree bed gardening, and soil cultivation.

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Dead Distillers Trolley Tour

Saturday, August 10, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Green-Wood is teaming up with our friends at Kings County Distillery to delve into the storied past of distilling in Brooklyn. The afternoon kicks off with a trolley tour of the cemetery’s “permanent residents” with whiskey connections, including the one and only casualty of the Brooklyn Whiskey Wars of the late 1860s and early 1870s. Afterward, the trolley will head to Kings County Distillery in the Brooklyn Navy Yard where visitors will see first-hand how whiskey is made and enjoy a tasting of four delectable varieties.

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