Recurring

Black in Brooklyn

In honor of Black History Month, Green-Wood presents this special ninety-minute walking tour in celebration and recognition of the unique stories of the Black residents interred here. Starting from the Cemetery’s Fort Hamilton Parkway Entrance, this tour will highlight some of the Black New Yorkers who challenged segregation and racism with a commitment to diversity, progress, and ... Read more

$20 – $25
Recurring

Winter Wanders

It may be cold outside, but don’t let that stop you from discovering Green-Wood! On this leisurely ninety-minute walking tour you’ll take in spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline from Battle Hill; visit Fannie the dog, the beloved companion of Elias Howe’s family; and hear the tragic tale of Victorian debutante Charlotte Canda. Along the ... Read more

$20 – $25

Six Degrees of Lincoln: Green-Wood and The Great Emancipator

You can hardly walk through Green-Wood without coming upon the grave of someone connected to Abraham Lincoln: There’s the general who headed his armed forces, the telegrapher who became his companion as they waited for news to be wired from the battlefield, and the leading newspapermen who opined on his administration. And that’s just the ... Read more

$20 – $25
Recurring

Winter Wanders

It may be cold outside, but don’t let that stop you from discovering Green-Wood! On this leisurely ninety-minute walking tour you’ll take in spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline from Battle Hill; visit Fannie the dog, the beloved companion of Elias Howe’s family; and hear the tragic tale of Victorian debutante Charlotte Canda. Along the ... Read more

$20 – $25
Recurring

Birding in Peace

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.

$20 – $25
Recurring

Winter Wanders

It may be cold outside, but don’t let that stop you from discovering Green-Wood! On this leisurely ninety-minute walking tour you’ll take in spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline from Battle Hill; visit Fannie the dog, the beloved companion of Elias Howe’s family; and hear the tragic tale of Victorian debutante Charlotte Canda. Along the ... Read more

$20 – $25

Restoration in Action: Recent Projects at Green-Wood

Keeping 478 acres of mausoleums and monuments upright and in tip-top shape is no small task, but since arriving at Green-Wood in 2016, Neela Wickremesinghe, the Robert A. and Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe Director of Restoration and Preservation at Green-Wood, has risen to the challenge. Along with her two-person team, they have rolled up their sleeves ... Read more

$20 – $25

Cremation: History and Modern Process

What is cremation? How long have people been doing it, and how does it work? Amy Cunningham, funeral director and death educator, leads this presentation on the history of cremation and its impact on present-day and future funerals. This engaging and sometimes even light-hearted exploration will also touch on how to choose an end-of-life mode ... Read more

$20 – $25
Recurring

Winter Wanders

It may be cold outside, but don’t let that stop you from discovering Green-Wood! On this leisurely ninety-minute walking tour you’ll take in spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline from Battle Hill; visit Fannie the dog, the beloved companion of Elias Howe’s family; and hear the tragic tale of Victorian debutante Charlotte Canda. Along the ... Read more

$20 – $25