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Latest Green-Wood Cemetery Stories

2011-03-29 08:30:00

BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooklyn's historic Green-Wood Cemetery will serve as a Civil War Sesquicentennial Headquarters in New York as our nation marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. In honor of this historic milestone, the Green-Wood Historic Fund will host commemorative events throughout the 2011 Memorial Day weekend including a Civil War exhibition, cavalry-led candlelight procession, artillery and musket salutes, a stirring patriotic concert...

2010-05-27 09:30:00

NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Green-Wood Historic Fund has unveiled an exciting array of historic walking tours, trolley tours, concerts and events for Summer 2010 at Brooklyn's Historic Green-Wood Cemetery, founded in 1838. The calendar of activities is part of an ongoing series of cultural and educational events that highlight Green-Wood as an important visitor destination. Among the summertime offerings are trolley tours every Wednesday and on the last Sunday of each month;...