Happily Never After
Where: Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th St., Brooklyn
718-210-3080 Price: $25
Buy tickets/get more info now
See other events in these categories:
As age-old muses for artists, writers, and philosophers, love and death have inspired great works of art and literature—but do you know where their influence and presence truly intertwine? At a cemetery!
Forget the box of chocolates and sappy card—treat the special someone in your life to an exploration of Green-Wood. Along the way you will hear tales of the lovesick and the heartbroken, as well as tawdry details of dramatic—and doomed—affairs. You’ll learn about star-crossed Victorian lovers, Charlotte Canda and Charles Jarrett; Henry Ward Beecher’s scandalous affair with Elizabeth Tilton; the tragic death of Theodore Roosevelt’s wife on Valentine’s Day; and more.Buy tickets/get more info now