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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;...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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