Friday, March 2, 2012


The Eminent Irish of Green-Wood Walking Tour
Sunday, March 18th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Tour the graves of notable Irish people buried in Green-Wood Cemetery. Their many accomplishments cover a variety of endeavors: Marcus Daly, a "Copper King;" India Ink manufacturer and American patriot Charles Higgins; one-armed Civil War General Thomas Sweeney (who retired from the U.S. military but went on to lead the Fenian invasion of Canada); the widow and son of Irish patriot Wolfe Tone, 1763-1798; actress and mistress of the mighty, Lola Montez, 1821-1861 (Eliza Gilbert), and many others.

Lola Montez

The tour may be hilly and strenuous, so wear comfortable, supportive shoes.

Ticket prices: $10 for members of the Green-Wood Historic Fund; $15 for non-members. Making reservations is recommended. To purchase tickets, call (718) 210-3080 or order them online.

Green-wood Cemetery
500 25th Street 
Brooklyn, NY
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