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Directions: Revolution

These directions take you to The Green-Wood Cemetery’s MAIN ENTRANCE at Fifth Avenue and 25th Street in Brooklyn.

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

The closest subway station to Green-Wood’s Main Entrance is the R train at 25th Street. After exiting the train, walk east one block to Green-Wood at Fifth Avenue and 25th Street.

BY BUS

If you are using GPS: Please enter “25th Street and Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.” Do NOT use “500 25th Street.”

From Lower Manhattan

Take the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel (Hugh L. Carey Tunnel) and exit at Hamilton Avenue (immediately after the toll plaza). Continue on Hamilton Avenue until it becomes Third Avenue and go about eight blocks to 25th Street. Turn left on 25th Street and go two blocks. The Cemetery Main Entrance is straight ahead at Fifth Avenue and 25th Street.

From Long Island

Take the Long Island Expressway west to the 48th Street exit to Brooklyn-Queens Expressway southbound to the Hamilton Avenue exit. Continue on Hamilton Avenue until it becomes Third Avenue and go about eight blocks to 25th Street. Turn left on 25th Street and go two blocks. The Cemetery Main Entrance is straight ahead at Fifth Avenue and 25th Street.

From Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Take Route 278, Gowanus Expressway, to the 38th Street exit. At the bottom of the ramp, proceed straight one block to Fifth Avenue. Turn left at 5th Avenue and continue 13 blocks to 25th Street. The Cemetery Main Entrance is on the right.

Arrival Instructions

    • Please enter through the Cemetery’s MAIN ENTRANCE at Fifth Avenue and 25th Street in Brooklyn. Ask busses to drive up through the Gothic Arch and drop you inside the Cemetery.
    • If you need to reach Cemetery staff on your way here, please call 917-848-6226
    • If school busses wish to remain in the Cemetery during your program, Green-Wood staff will direct them to an appropriate waiting spot.
    • Please note that you will have access to a limited number of restrooms while at the Cemetery. Please encourage students to use the restroom before coming here, if possible.

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Directions: Civil War

These directions take you to the Cemetery’s FORT HAMILTON PARKWAY Entrance at Fort Hamilton Parkway and Micieli Place in Brooklyn.

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

The closest subway station to Green-Wood’s Fort Hamilton Parkway Entrance is the Church Avenue F/G station, which is approximately a ten minute walk from the Cemetery. Please be sure to cross Fort Hamilton Parkway at McDonald Avenue on your way here.

BY BUS

If you are using GPS: The entrance intersection is Fort Hamilton Parkway and Micieli Place. Do NOT use “500 25th Street.”

From Lower Manhattan

Take either the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel (Hugh L. Carey Tunnel), Manhattan Bridge, or Brooklyn Bridge. Continue on either I-478 or I-278 W until they merge. Use the left two lanes to take Exit 24 for Prospect Expy/NY-27 E. Then take Exit 5 toward Fort Hamilton Parkway/NY-27 E. Merge onto East 5th Street, then make a right on Fort Hamilton Parkway. The entrance to the Cemetery will be about 5 blocks away on the right.

From Long Island

Take I-495 West to Brooklyn, NY. Use the second from the right lane to take Exit 31 N-S toward Kennedy Airport. Merge onto Cross Island Pkwy. Take Exit 29 E for Grand Central Pkwy toward Triborough Bridge (Robert F. Kennedy Bridge). Keep left, follow signs for Grand Central Pkwy W and merge onto Grand Central Parkway. Keep left at the fork to continue on Jackie Robinson Pkwy/New York State Rte 908B W. Keep right to stay on Jackie Robinson Pkwy/New York State Rte 908B W, follow signs for E New York Ave. Continue onto Jamaica Ave. Continue onto E New York Ave. E New York Ave turns right and becomes Pacific St. Slight left onto Eastern Pkwy. Turn left onto Bedford Ave. Turn right onto Empire Blvd. Continue onto Ocean Ave. Turn right onto Parkside Ave. At the traffic circle, take the third exit onto Ocean Pkwy. Keep right to continue on Fort Hamilton Parkway. The entrance to the Cemetery will be about 10 blocks away on the right.

From Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Take I-278 East into Brooklyn. Take Exit 20 for Seventh Avenue toward 65 Street. Merge onto Seventh Avenue. Turn right onto 65th Street. Turn left onto Fort Hamilton Pkwy. The entrance to the Cemetery will be about 1.8 miles away on the left.

Arrival Instructions

    • Please enter through the Cemetery’s FORT HAMILTON PARKWAY ENTRANCE at Fort Hamilton Parkway and Micieli Place.
    • For Black New Yorkers program ONLY: Buses may drop you outside the Cemetery at this entrance or inside.
    • For Civil War and Innovators & Inventors programs: Busses MUST drive you into the Cemetery, make an immediate left on Border Avenue and follow signs for the Freedom Lots. They must drop you off and pick you up at the Freedom Lots.
    • If you need to reach Cemetery staff on your way to here, please call 917-848-6226.
    • If school busses wish to remain in the Cemetery during your program, Green-Wood staff will direct them to an appropriate waiting spot.
    • Please note that you will have access to a limited number of restrooms while at the Cemetery. Please encourage students to use the restroom before coming here, if possible.

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Directions: Immigrants

These directions take you to the Cemetery’s PROSPECT PARK WEST ENTRANCE at 20th Street and Ninth Avenue/Prospect Park West in Brooklyn.

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

The closest subway station to Green-Wood’s Prospect Park West Entrance is the F or G train at 15 St/Prospect Park. It is an approximately seven minute walk from the station.

BY BUS

If you are using GPS: The entrance intersection is Prospect Park West and 20th Street.

From Lower Manhattan

Take either Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel (Hugh L. Carey Tunnel), Manhattan Bridge, or Brooklyn Bridge. Continue on either I-478 or I-278 W until they merge. Use the left two lanes to take Exit 24 for Prospect Expy/NY-27 E. Then turn right onto Tenth Avenue and turn right onto 20th Street. The entrance to the Cemetery will be on the left.

From Long Island

Take I-495 West to Brooklyn, NY. Use the second from the right lane to take Exit 31 N-S toward Kennedy Airport. Merge onto Cross Island Pkwy. Take Exit 29 E for Grand Central Pkwy toward Triborough Bridge (Robert F. Kennedy Bridge). Keep left, follow signs for Grand Central Pkwy W and merge onto Grand Central Parkway. Keep left at the fork to continue on Jackie Robinson Pkwy/New York State Rte 908B W. Keep right to stay on Jackie Robinson Pkwy/New York State Rte 908B W, follow signs for E New York Ave. Continue onto Jamaica Avenue. Continue onto E New York Avenue. E New York Avenue turns right and becomes Pacific Street. Slight left onto Eastern Parkway. Use the right two lanes to turn slightly right to stay on Eastern Parkway. Keep left to stay on Eastern Parkway. Use the left lane to turn right onto Grand Army Plaza. Sharp left to stay on Grand Army Plaza. Use the right two lanes to turn slightly right to stay on Grand Army Plaza. Continue onto Prospect Park West. At the traffic circle, take the second exit and stay on Prospect Park West. Turn right onto 20th Street. The entrance to the Cemetery will be on the left.

From Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Head northeast on I-278 East. Take Exit 24 for Prospect Expy. Continue onto NY-27/Prospect Expy. Take Exit 4 for 10th Ave toward 11th Ave/NY-27. Turn right onto 10th Avenue. Turn right onto 20th Street. The entrance to the Cemetery will be on the left.

Arrival Instructions

    • Please enter through the Cemetery’s PROSPECT PARK WEST ENTRANCE at Prospect Park West and 20th Street in Brooklyn.
    • If you need to reach Cemetery staff on your way here, please call 917-848-6226
    • If school busses wish to remain in the Cemetery during your program, Green-Wood staff will direct them to an appropriate waiting spot.
    • Please note that you will have access to a limited number of restrooms while at the Cemetery. Please encourage students to use the restroom before coming here, if possible.

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