Wednesday, November 23, 2011


Historic Trolley Tour: Discover Green-Wood
November 27th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This Sunday's historic trolley tour is the final Sunday tour for the year. On the "Discover Green-Wood" tour, participants visit
  • Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel,
  • Battle Hill (the site of George Washington’s 1776 Battle of Brooklyn),
  • De Witt Clinton,
  • Leonard Bernstein,
  • Elias Howe (patented the first sewing machine; he is buried with his dog Fannie),
  • The Beard Bear bronze sculpture,
  • The Civil War Soldiers Lot with the Little Drummer Boy,
  • John MacKay of Comstock Lode (the mausoleum has heat and eletricity),
  • Henry Ward Beecher,
  • Boss Tweed,
  • ASPCA founder Henry Bergh,
  • the Green-Wood catacombs,
  • the Roosevelt Family Lot,
  • Indian Princess Do-Hum-Me Indian,
  • George C. Tilyou (founder of Steeplechase Coney Island), and
  • the Prentiss brothers (One Union, One Confederate).
The tour includes stops where participants can walk outside.

Meet tour guide Marge Raymond inside the Main Entrance at 25th Street and 5th Avenue.

The fee is $10 for members of The Green-wood Historic Fund and $15 for non-members. Seating is limited; reservations are strongly recommended.
Buy tickets by either calling (718) 210-3080 or ordering online using the Ticket Information box here.

Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th Street
Phone: (718) 210-3080
info @