Weekly Trolley Tours Explore Historic Green-Wood Throughout the Fall
Where: Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th St., Brooklyn
718-210-3080 Price: $20
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Green-Wood will host an exciting variety of weekly trolley tours highlighting the Cemetery’s notable “permanent residents,” its magnificent landscape, and its world-renowned collection of sculpture and architecture. These tours will take place on Wednesdays and Sundays from September through December. Please see schedule below for specific dates and times.
Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Visitors will hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn and much more. Now, by popular demand, a rotation of three different tours is offered. Each boasts great views, beautiful monuments, rolling hills, century-old tress and stories of the fascinating persons interred at Green-Wood.
Please note: All tours include a visit to the Historic Chapel and to Battle Hill. These tours last approximately two hours. The trolley is heated/air-conditioned and enclosed. The tour includes several stops where visitors have the option to walk outside.
Admission: $20 for the general public; $15 for members of the Green-Wood Historic Fund and Brooklyn Historical Society
Location: Meet inside Green-Wood’s Gothic Arch
For more information or to make reservations, visit www.green-wood.com/toursevents or call 718-210-3080. Space on the trolley is limited. Trolley tours routinely sell out. Reservations are recommended. If the trolley tour is not sold out, walk-ups will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Discover Green-Wood (Tour A)
Visitors will see the graves of DeWitt Clinton; Leonard Bernstein; Elias Howe, inventor of the sewing machine, and his beloved Fannie the Dog; the Founder of the ASPCA Henry Bergh; more than 30 members of Theodore Roosevelt’s family; Boss Tweed; the Indian Princess, Do-Hum-Me; the “Soda Fountain King,” John Matthews; Louis Comfort Tiffany; the Civil War Soldiers’ Lot; the Catacombs; Green-Wood’s largest mausoleum, the Steinway; and more.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Sunday, October 7, 2018
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Sunday, October 28, 2018
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Sunday, November 18, 2018
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Wednesday, December 12, 2018