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Far Side of Green-Wood

September 24, 2022 , 10:00am 12:00pm

mafia bride monument

Green-Wood is far too big to explore in just one visit. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered! This special trolley tour follows the perimeter roads of the Cemetery to showcase the fascinating personalities that count among our permanent residents interred along Green-Wood’s southern side. You’ll hear about scions of famed toy store FAO Schwartz; Frank Morgan, the wizard of The “Wizard of Oz;” Charles Feltman, inventor of the hot dog, and many more! Along the way we’ll share tales of the “lady in the bathtub” and the “Mafia Bride”.

Price: $30, and $25 for members

Trolley Tour
(see details below)

Whether you visit weekly or this is your first time at Green-Wood, there will be new stories to discover and share!

Before Purchasing Your Ticket, Please Note:

  • COVID-19 Policy: Attendees MUST wear a face covering at all times on the trolley, regardless of vaccine status, and follow instructions and guidance from Cemetery staff and ambassadors.
  • Tickets: There are no paper or e-tickets! Attendees will be checked in by name.
  • Where To Go: Check-in takes place at the Historic Chapel near the Main Entrance at Fifth Avenue and 25th Street (500 25th Street).
  • For Your Safety: This tour includes climbing stairs and walking on grassy and uneven terrain. We strongly encourage attendees to wear suitable footwear. Due to the nature and length of the route, this tour is not recommended for children under the age of 10.
  • A Little More About Safety: Unless it is a medical emergency, it is not possible to leave the tour early.
  • Refunds and exchanges: Ticket sales are final. No exchanges or refunds unless the tour is canceled.
  • Inclement Weather Policy: We monitor the weather throughout the day for the best chance of proceeding with the tour, and will not make a final decision until at least 3 hours before the start of the tour. Cancellations will be announced via Eventbrite email blasts, so check your email and spam folders.
  • Feeling Sick? Stay home if you are feeling sick or running a fever.

Green-Wood trolley tours are fully accessible and ADA compliant. In order to accommodate a wheelchair or other mobility aids on the trolley, arrangements must be made in advance. Please call 718-210-3080, ext. 1 or email events@green-wood.com.

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Don’t know your Member ID number? Not sure which ticket or membership type to order? Call 718-210-3080 or email contactus@green-wood.com with any questions.