1 p.m. Green-Wood’s Great Women Walking Tour

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Saturday, May 7, 2011 Join us on the day before Mother’s Day to celebrate some of the most colorful and influential women of the 19th and early 20th centuries who are buried here. Matilda Tone, wife of the Irish patriot; pioneering doctors Susan McKinney Steward and Mary Jacobi; abolitionist Abigail Hopper Gibbons; and actresses Laura ... Read more

$15

10:30 a.m. Walk With the Appalachian Mountain Club

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Saturday, April 30, 2011 In April, Green-Wood is a walker’s paradise. For the past four years, members of the Appalachian Mountain Club have toured through Green-Wood, marveling at our 150-year old trees, lakes, winding carriage paths and vistas. For the first time, we’re making this tour available to the general public. Led by Steven Estroff, ... Read more

$15

1 p.m. Historic Trolley Tour

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, April 24, 2011 On the last Sunday of each month (starting January 2010) there will be a historic trolley tour at Green-Wood. Similar to our Wednesday trolley tours (held each week, rain or shine), tours last approximately two hours and feature the beauty of Green-Wood’s grounds, the Cemetery’s history, its bird life, the most ... Read more

$15

1 p.m. Scandals in Stone Trolley Tour

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Saturday, April 23, 2011 Join NYC historian, author and raconteur Benjamin Feldman for a two-hour trolley tour to the gravesites of five long-forgotten permanent residents of Green-Wood Cemetery, notorious in their days. Hear the story of Dr. Harvey Burdell, a misogynist dentist in lower Manhattan whose gruesome murder in 1857 turned the town on end. ... Read more

$15

1 p.m. Underground Muses of Green-Wood Walking Tour

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Saturday, April 16, 2011 Many famous and fascinating artists, actors and composers have made Green-Wood their place of final repose. Leonard Bernstein, Fred Ebb, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Asher Durand, George Catlin, Currier and Ives, George Bellows and William Merritt Chase are just a few we will visit. We’ll also enjoy the visual delights of Green-Wood, ... Read more

11 a.m. Tu-Mulch-Uous and Tree-Mendous

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Saturday, April 16, 2011 Free Mulch! Free Tree! You bring us a bag, we’ll give you the mulch. (Or come early enough and you’ll get a free Green-Wood tote bag, too!) Green-Wood salutes—and supports—gardeners from near and far! Come to Green-Wood to pick up free mulch for your garden (and ours is top-grade!), free advice ... Read more

Free

1 p.m. Baseball’s Early Legends Trolley Tour

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Saturday, April 9, 2011 As the 2011 baseball season begins, join Green-Wood historian Jeff Richman for a tour of the fascinating baseball pioneers interred at Green-Wood. We’ll visit the monuments and gravestones of Henry Chadwick, the Father of Baseball, who invented the game’s scoring system; James Creighton, baseball’s first national star; Charles Ebbets, owner of ... Read more

$20

1 p.m. Historic Trolley Tour

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, March 27, 2011 On the last Sunday of each month (starting January 2010) there will be a historic trolley tour at Green-Wood. Similar to our Wednesday trolley tours (held each week, rain or shine), tours last approximately two hours and feature the beauty of Green-Wood’s grounds, the Cemetery’s history, its bird life, the most ... Read more

$15

1 p.m. Historic Trolley Tour

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, February 27, 2011 On the last Sunday of each month (starting January 2010) there will be a historic trolley tour at Green-Wood. Similar to our Wednesday trolley tours (held each week, rain or shine), tours last approximately two hours and feature the beauty of Green-Wood’s grounds, the Cemetery’s history, its bird life, the most ... Read more

$15