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Great Women of Green-Wood

March 25, 2017, 12:30pm2:30pm



Join us in celebration of Women’s History Month by honoring some of Green-Wood’s most influential women of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Led by veteran tour guide Ruth Edebohls, hear the engaging story of pioneering doctors Susan McKinney Steward and Mary Jacobi; abolitionist Abigail Hopper Gibbons; 19th century actresses Laura Keene who was on stage during Lincoln’s assassination and Kate Claxton who continued performing during the Brooklyn Theater fire of 1876; and Isabella Goodwin, first woman detective in the NYPD, among many others!


$20 for members of Green-Wood and BHS / $25 for nonmembers.


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. Please contact the Historic Fund for more information.


All events will take place rain or shine. Click here for our inclement weather policy.

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Click the “Enter promotional code here (members, use your ID#)” link in the bottom right corner of the ticket box and enter your ID number to apply your ticket discount. Please note that the Senior, Individual and Student membership levels are limited to only one Member Ticket per event (for additional tickets, please purchase at the regular price).


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.


March 25, 2017
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