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Women Who Walked Ahead Trolley Tour

March 19th , 10:00am 12:00pm

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Rescheduled from March 12th due to rain.

In celebration and recognition of the women who challenged the social, cultural, and political order of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this trolley tour will highlight some of Green-Wood’s pioneering women and their remarkable stories. You’ll be inspired by Isabella Goodwin, the first woman detective in New York City; socialite and philanthropist Louisine Havemeyer, who was arrested for attempting to burn an effigy of Woodrow Wilson; entrepreneur Elizabeth Gloucester, whose fortune helped fund John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry; and many more.

Price: $30, and $25 for members

Trolley Tour
(see details below)

Before Purchasing Your Ticket, Please Note:

  • Due to COVID-19, this tour may be canceled. Attendees will be notified immediately of any changes and your ticket(s) will be refunded.
  • Attendees MUST wear a face covering at all times on the trolley, regardless of vaccine status, and follow ALL instructions and guidance from Cemetery staff and ambassadors. Green-Wood reserves the right to deny entry to anyone who refuses to comply with these guidelines, which are based on CDC, state, and city mandates.
  • This trolley tour will involve briefly walking on uneven terrain and climbing steps; however attendees may stay seated in the trolley if they wish. Comfortable footwear is suggested.
  • Location: Check-in takes place at the Historic Chapel at the Main Entrance at Fifth Avenue and 25th Street.
  • There are no paper or e-tickets! Attendees will be checked in by name.
  • Seating is limited. Trolley tours routinely sell out. We strongly suggest that you reserve tickets in advance to ensure a spot for your preferred day.!
  • Tickets are non-refundable (unless the tour is canceled by Green-Wood) and cannot be exchanged for a different tour or date!
  • 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. We will credit your ticket(s) for a future tour or program, just email events@green-wood.com prior to your tour. Please understand our staffing is limited and we will respond as soon as we can.

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.

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