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(Sold Out) Gangland New York: The Places and Faces of Mob History
April 24, 2016, 1:00pm–3:00pm
This event is entirely sold out. Make sure you never miss out on tickets again! Green-Wood members get access to tickets weeks before the general public. Join today.
From the Bowery Boys and the Five Points Gang in the 19th century, to the rise of the Jewish “Kosher Nostra” and the ascendance of the Italian Mafia, mobsters have played a major role in the city’s history, lurking just around the corner or inside that nondescript building. A cadre of powerful and often dangerous men once held sway over myriad New York neighborhood – their home turf – and some of those men now rest in Green-Wood.
Join author Anthony M. DeStefano as he traces organized criminal activity in the five boroughs from the 19th century to today. DeStefano will illuminate not only the exploits of New York gangsters, but also the real-life, New York locations of some of the deadliest and most significant mob action.
This event has two parts, with separate tickets for each part:
- The free talk in the historic Green-Wood chapel.
- A guided trolley tour immediately following the talk.
Green-Wood trolley tours are fully accessible and ADA compliant. In order to accommodate a wheelchair or other mobility device on the trolley, advance arrangements must be made. Please call (718) 210-3080, ext. 1. Please note that portions of the tour take place outside the trolley and may require exiting the vehicle on multiple occasions. Historic Green-Wood structures, like the Historic Chapel, may not be fully accessible for some individuals. Please contact the Historic Fund for more information.