Wednesday, May 1, 2013


The Azaleas and Dogwoods of Green-wood: a Trolley Tour
Sunday, May 5th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Hop aboard the Green-wood trolley for a special tour of the spring blooms in Green-Wood Cemetery, led by Green-Wood’s Superintendent of Grounds, Art Presson.

The cost of the trolley tour is $15 for members of both the Green-Wood Historic Fund and the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS). The cost for non-members is $20.

Reservations are recommended. To reserve a discounted ticket with a BHS membership, enter your membership ID number with “BHS” (ex. 3453BHS) during checkout. Or present your BHS member card at the door.

To find out more or to make online reservations, call (718) 210-3080 or visit

The tour group will meet at the cemetery's main entrance at 25th Street and 5th Avenue. To get there by subway, take the R train to 25th Street, and then walk up the hill one block and into the cemetery.

For those who are driving, free parking is available.

For a complete list of the dates and themes of the trolley tours from May through August, click here.