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Over There! Green-Wood and World War I Trolley Tour

April 22, 2017, 12:30pm2:30pm

Credit: Jeff Richman
Credit: Jeff Richman

April marks the 100th anniversary of United States’ entry into World War I. Our trolley tour pays homage to the many laid to rest at Green-Wood who served in this war intended to end all wars. We will visit the graves of wealthy heiresses Dorothy and Gladys Cromwell whose dramatic double suicide captured the attention of the nation; reconnaissance pilot Lieutenant Kenneth Culbert shot down over enemy lines; and ace bomber pilot First Lieutenant John Cowperthwaite Tyler, amongst others. Along the way, we will read from letters these men and women detailing their heroic exploits, as well as discuss how our dedicated team of volunteers have identified these individuals and where they are interred.


$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.


For this program you will check in at the Gothic Arches, right at the main entrance. 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.


April 22, 2017
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