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Brooklyn Cemeteries: Past and Present (at The Brooklyn Historical Society)
June 22, 2011, 6:30pm–7:00pm
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Join The Brooklyn Historical Society for a panel discussion of two of Brooklyn’s historic cemeteries — Green-Wood (which is a National Historic Landmark) and the Evergreens. The panel includes Green-Wood Cemetery President Rich Moylan and Evergreens Cemetery President Paul Grassi, as well as authors who have written definitive histories of each cemetery — Jeffrey Richman, author of “Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery: New York’s Buried Treasure”, and John Rousmaniere, author of “Green Oasis in Brooklyn: The Evergreens Cemetery 1849-2008”. The museum will remain open until 7pm. This program is open to the public and free with museum admission. Admission is always free for BHS members.
For more information, click here to visit The Brooklyn Historical Society’s website.