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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.

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.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.