The Green-Wood Historic Fund continues to collect items that help us tell the stories of the cemetery’s history and its permanent residents. Just weeks ago, we were able to purchase four carte de visite photographs of members of the Smillie family. As you will read below, these were important purchases for our collections. Green-Wood was … Read more
November 1, 1849: William Merritt Chase, who was, perhaps, America’s greatest painter/teacher, led the movement to enhance appreciation of American artists and opened his own New York School of Art.