Everybody loves a great story, and Green-Wood has countless stories to tell. From the famous to the nearly forgotten; business moguls to artists; statesmen to family men—Green-Wood’s over 570,000 permanent residents range all walks of life.
Residents include Leonard Bernstein, Boss Tweed, Charles Ebbets, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Horace Greeley, baseball legends, politicians, artists, entertainers, inventors, and Civil War generals.
Here are just a few profiles of Green-Wood’s innumerable notable residents. To learn more, register for one of our tours or wander the grounds yourself to see what familiar names you might come across!