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Dead Distillers Trolley Tour

Green-Wood Historic Fund

Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

Dead Distillers Trolley Tour
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Ticket Oct 7, 2017 $40.00 $1.79
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Oct 7, 2017 $40.00 $1.79

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Green-Wood is teaming up with our friends at Kings County Distillery to delve into the storied past of distilling in Brooklyn. The afternoon kicks off with a trolley tour of the cemetery’s “permanent residents” with whiskey connections, including the one and only casualty of the Brooklyn Whiskey Wars of the late 1860s and early 1870s. Afterward, the trolley will head to Kings County Distillery in the Brooklyn Navy Yard where visitors will see first-hand how whiskey is made and enjoy a tasting of four delectable varieties.
 
This tour is based upon the newly published book “Dead Distillers: A History of the Upstarts and Outlaws who Made American Spirits” by Colin Spoelman, co-founder and Master Distiller at Kings County Distillery. Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the distillery.
 
This event is strictly 21+; I.D. required. This tour begins promptly at 3:30PM, no late admission allowed.
 
$35 for members of Green-Wood and BHS/$40 for non-members.
 
Green-Wood trolley tours are fully accessible and ADA compliant. In order to accommodate a wheelchair or other mobility device on the trolley, advance arrangements must be made. Please call (718) 210-3080, ext. 1. Please note that portions of the tour take place outside the trolley and may require exiting the vehicle on multiple occasions. Please contact the Historic Fund for more information.
 
Trolley tours are run rain or shine, with the exception of dangerous conditions as determined by Green-Wood. Click here for our inclement weather policy.
 
Have questions about Dead Distillers Trolley Tour? Contact Green-Wood Historic Fund

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Green-Wood
500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232

Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)


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Green-Wood Historic Fund

The Green-Wood Historic Fund's mission is to maintain Green-Wood's monuments and buildings of historical, cultural and architectural significance; advance public knowledge and appreciation of this significance; and preserve the natural habitat and parklands of one of New York City's first green spaces.

Please note: all ending times listed are approximate, and all tickets are non-refundable unless event is canceled or rescheduled (in which case ticket price minus service fees can be refunded).

 

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© 2017 Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11232
contactus@green-wood.com
718-768-7300

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