Sometimes, as we peruse Green-Wood's massive archives, with millions of documents chronicling the lives of the 574,000 souls who are interred here, something unusual catches one's eye. So it was for volunteer Jim Lambert, who recently worked for months recording the informat... Read more
Green-Wood's exhibition, "William F. Mangels: Amusing the Masses on Coney Island and Beyond," is now open every day between noon and 6:00 p.m. through October 26. Come visit!
Why an exhibition about William F. Mangels? Who was he, anyway? Well, though you may not recogniz... Read more
Our exhibition, "William F. Mangels: Amusing the Masses on Coney Island and Beyond," opens to the public in our Historic Chapel on September 7--in less than two months.
Much to do!
Now that we have successfully raised money from our Kickstarter backers, a grant through... Read more
The clock is ticking!
Our Kickstarter campaign, to raise money for our upcoming exhibition, "William F. Mangels: Amusing the Masses on Coney Island and Beyond," telling the story of the ingenious amusement park ride inventor who became the largest manufacturer of such rid... Read more
Have you ever gone on an amusement park ride and screamed at the top of your lungs? If so, you owe a great big “thank you” to William F. Mangels. And Green-Wood and the Coney Island History Project will be thanking him in a few months--with a ground-breaking exhibition i... Read more