Green-Wood Cemetery Walking Tours
Brooklyn, NY 11232
- Daily 8am-5pm
Village Voice's Description
The list of celebrities buried hereaLola Montez, Leonard Bernstein, Currier & Ives, Joey Gallo, Samuel F.B. Morse, and Peter Cooper, to name a fewarivals any cemetery in the world, but the best reason to visit Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery is the sumptuous landscaping and screwy funerary sculptures. Enter the Gothic gate and be drawn upward through the rolling hills as if on a stairway to heaven. You'll see why New York's early cemeteries also doubled as picnic grounds. Hours: Hours & dates vary. Call for more info.