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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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