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Designing Green-Wood: New York’s First Rural Greenspace 4/19/14 1PM - 3PM 2014-04-19 13:00:00 2014-04-19 15:00:00

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Green-Wood owes much of its splendor to the genius of its original designer – landscape architect David Bates Douglass. The twists and...

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Historic Trolley Tours Multiple Dates 2014-06-29 13:00:00 2014-06-29 15:00:00

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Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of...

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Honoring Fearless Flo 4/27/14 2PM - 4PM 2014-04-27 14:00:00 2014-04-27 16:00:00

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We celebrate the life and career of Florence LaBadie, a young silent film sensation in the early 20th-century. Appearing in over 180 films...

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Great Architects of Green-Wood Walking Tour with Francis Morrone 5/3/14 1PM - 3PM 2014-05-03 13:00:00 2014-05-03 15:00:00

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Join architectural historian and expert tour guide Francis Morrone as he leads a special architecturally themed walking tour of Green-Wood....

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The Azaleas and Dogwoods of Green-Wood Trolley Tour 5/4/14 1PM - 3PM 2014-05-04 13:00:00 2014-05-04 15:00:00

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Do not attempt to adjust your dials – our spring colors really are that vibrant! Green-Wood’s Superintendent of Grounds and resident expert...

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Mausoleums: Little-Known Works of Great Architects Trolley Tour 5/17/14 1PM - 3PM 2014-05-17 13:00:00 2014-05-17 15:00:00

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There are over 700 mausoleums dotting the Green-Wood landscape, and although they are much smaller in scale than the great buildings of New...

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Twilight Tour and Catacomb Cocktails 5/22/14 7:30PM - 10PM 2014-05-22 19:30:00 2014-05-22 22:00:00

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There are few places more atmospheric than a cemetery at dusk – and Green-Wood is top notch when it comes to beauty and atmosphere. So take...

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Green-Wood's Annual Memorial Day Concert 5/26/14 2:30PM - 5PM 2014-05-26 14:30:00 2014-05-26 17:00:00

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Kick off the summer with Green-Wood’s 16th annual Memorial Day concert. The concert features the ISO Symphonic Band, founded in 1995 to...

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Memorial Day Special Trolley Tour 5/26/14 5PM - 6PM 2014-05-26 17:00:00 2014-05-26 18:00:00

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A special trolley tour with Green-Wood Historian Jeff Richman begins right after the Memorial Day concert, featuring highlights of...

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A Centennial Performance of Isadora Duncan’s Grande March 5/31/14 5PM - 6PM 2014-05-31 17:00:00 2014-05-31 18:00:00

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After becoming one of the most innovative and exciting figures of 20th-century dance, Isadora Duncan endured the tragic accidental deaths...

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Restoring Glory to Creighton 4/15/14 1PM - 3PM

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James Creighton was baseball’s first megastar. Revolutionizing the pitcher’s role and changing the game forever, his shocking death at the...

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Bannerman Castle: The Medieval Ruins of Hudson Valley 4/12/14 1PM - 3PM

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For generations, boat and train passengers have been mystified by the sight of castle-like structures looming on an island in the Hudson...

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Opening Day in Brooklyn! Baseball Greats in Green-Wood Trolley Tour 3/29/14 1PM - 3PM

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Batter up! To ring in the 2014 season, we’ll welcome Tom Gilbert, baseball expert and member of the Society for Baseball Research (SABR –...

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Black History at Green-Wood 2/22/14 1PM - 3PM

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In honor of Black History Month, Green-Wood presents a special trolley tour with Historian Jeff Richman. Though segregation has certainly...

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Cheers to Brooklyn Whiskey 2/8/14 3PM - 5PM

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Delve in to the past and present of distilling, Brooklyn style. At the stunning Pierrepont memorial, you’ll learn about Hezekiah Beers...

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The History of Urban Distilling 1/18/14 3PM - 5:30PM

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Join Kings County Distillery co-founder Colin Spoelman to delve into the unique history of distilling and whiskey culture in New York...

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Charlie Tinker: Lincoln’s Telegrapher 12/14/13 1PM - 3PM

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Learn the fascinating story of Charles Tinker – Civil War telegrapher and confidant for President Abraham Lincoln. Tinker, who has been...

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Silent Night – Classic Movies in a Gothic Setting 12/10/13 7:30PM - 10PM

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Gather in Green-Wood’s cozy historic chapel for a night of movies, music, and hot toddies. In the age before sound, New York City was the...

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Green-Wood Sculpture Garden Trolley Tour 11/23/13 1PM - 3PM

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      Green-Wood’s 478 acres boast a dazzling array of vistas, flora and fauna. But the grounds are also a premier collection of...

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Green-Wood's Hidden Gems Walking Tour 11/10/13 1PM - 3PM

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Enjoy an autumn stroll on one of Green-Wood’s most popular themed tours! Veteran guide Marge Raymond will lead this walking tour through...

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A Spirited Stroll Through Green-Wood Multiple Dates

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    Celebrate the fall season with tales of murder, mayhem, spirits and ghosts on our annual autumn tours led by Green-Wood Historian...

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The Fearless Mrs. Goodwin – The First Female Detective in America Talk and Tour 10/20/13 1PM - 3PM

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    It was the crime of the young century: a brutal bank heist committed in broad daylight on the streets of Manhattan. The police...

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Twilight Tour and Catacomb Cocktails 10/19/13 7PM - 10PM

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    There are few places more atmospheric than a cemetery at dusk – and Green-Wood is top notch when it comes to beauty and...

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Let's Do Right By Jim! 10/18/13 5PM - 8PM

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Green-Wood Cemetery and SABR-NYC Invite You on a One-Time Only Private TourTo See Early Baseball Graves and Rare Baseball Items from...

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Green-Wood House Tour Multiple Dates

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Don’t miss one of Green-Wood’s most popular events! This weekend, we’re opening many of our most famous and elaborate mausoleums for...

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Green-ealogy! Exploring the Archives. 10/2/13 6PM - 8PM

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      To gear up for Archives Week beginning October 6, join us at Green-Wood for a rare, immersive look into Green-Wood’s vast...

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The Far Side of Green-Wood Trolley Tour 9/28/13 1PM - 3PM

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Explore the less-visited side of Green-Wood, an area where the deceased denizens are no less fascinating.   With tour guide Ruth...

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Focus on Green-Wood: Capturing Monuments and Mausoleums 9/7/13 1PM - 3PM

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In the pursuit of the perfect shot, photographer Colin Winterbottom has climbed to the top of national landmarks, crawled into dark and...

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Battle of Brooklyn Day 8/25/13 10AM - 2:30PM

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The Battle of Brooklyn, fought in 1776 on land that is now a part of Green-Wood, was the first battle of the American Revolution to be...

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Battle of Brooklyn Trolley Tour 8/25/13 10AM - 12PM

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The Battle of Brooklyn, fought in 1776 on land that is now a part of Green-Wood, was the first battle of the American Revolution to be...

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Northern Exposure Trolley Tour 8/18/13 1PM - 3PM

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Take a walk on the Northern side on this trolley tour with veteran guide Ruth Edebohls. Some of the most fascinating mausoleums and...

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A Night at Niblo's Garden 8/10/13 7PM - 10PM

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Imagine an outdoor pleasure dome, strung with lights, adorned with fountains and featuring the top musicians, dancers and entertainers of...

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Green-Wood Summer Yoga Series Multiple Dates

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Saturday, June 29th, Saturday, July 13th and Saturday, August 10th 8:00 am to 10:00am Join Barrie Raffel, registered yoga teacher, for...

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Cheers to Brooklyn Whiskey 8/3/13 4PM - 6PM

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Delve in to the past and present of distilling, Brooklyn style. At the stunning Pierrepont memorial, you’ll learn about Hezekiah Beers...

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Historic Trolley Tour Multiple Dates

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Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guide to hear fascinating stories of...

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Moonlight Walking Tour 7/20/13 8:30PM - 10:30PM

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Armed with a flashlight and the full moon’s brilliance, fearless trekkers can explore the tombstones and catacombs with Green-Wood...

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Book Launch Party for 'Guide to New York City Urban Landscapes' 7/20/13 5PM - 7PM

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Guide to New York City Urban Landscapes by Robin Lynn and Francis Morrone, with photographs by Edward A. Toran Foreword by Pete Hamill...

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Starchitects of Yore Trolley Tour 7/13/13 1PM - 3PM

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Good architecture exalts the spirit, so it’s no surprise that many architects, builders and designers have sought to make Green-Wood,...

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