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7 p.m. The Grand Procession: Civil War 150th Anniversary

May 29, 2011, 7:00pm10:00pm


Sunday, May 29, 2011

Memorial Day Band
Memorial Day Band

7:00 PM MUSICAL WARM-UP. Join musicians, singers and re-enactors for a chance to hear Civil War melodies and talk with historians well-versed in the stories of the Civil War. We’ll have an 11-piece brass band, fiddlers and singers on hand for this overture to the Grand Procession.

8:15 PM GRAND PROCESSION. Led by cavalry, our procession will wind through our historic grounds and past more than 4,500 candlelit graves of Civil War veterans, guarded by uniformed re-enactors and serenaded by musicians and singers.

BEFORE AND AFTER THE PROCESSION: View our Civil War exhibition “Honoring Their Sacrifice” in the Historic Chapel; visit the Union and Confederate encampments where re-enactors will share historical details and stories of the Civil War.

Tickets are $10 per person or $25 for families (one or two adults and up to four children) in advance, and $15/$30 at the door. Get advance tickets online here, or contact us at 718-210-3080 or in person at the cemetery offices.


May 29, 2011
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Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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