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  2. Green-Wood – National Historic Landmark in Brooklyn, NY Art, history, and nature in the heart of Brooklyn PLAN YOUR VISIT HAPPENING NOW Brooklyn, NY 46° Clear 7:02 am 7:05 pm EDT GIVE A GIFT CEMETERY SERVICES PLAN YOUR VISIT Mar 18 All day Mother BURIAL & VITAL RECORDS 1840-1937 Search the newly completed database Learn More THE REMAINS OF WINTER

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  3. Green-Wood Cemetery - Wikipedia

    Green-Wood Cemetery is a 478-acre (193 ha) cemetery in the western portion of Brooklyn, New York City. The cemetery is located between South Slope / Greenwood Heights , Park Slope , Windsor Terrace , Borough Park , Kensington , and Sunset Park , and lies several blocks southwest of Prospect Park .

  4. The Green-wood Cemetery was founded in 1838 by Henry Evelyn Pierrepoint. The original layout for the cemetery was designed by landscape architect David Bates Douglass. The 478 acres have a varied terrain and feature both the highest point in Brooklyn (Battle Hill) and four glacial kettle ponds.

  5. The Green-Wood Cemetery | American Battlefield Trust

    The Green-Wood Cemetery New York 500 25th Street Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States Website Sixteen Union generals, including Henry Halleck, Henry Slocum, Abram Duryee, and Fitz-John Porter, and two Confederate generals are buried at The Green-Wood Cemetery.

  6. List of burials at Green-Wood Cemetery - Wikipedia

    Green-Wood Cemetery is a 478-acre (193 ha) cemetery in Brooklyn, New York City. The cemetery lies several blocks southwest of Prospect Park , and is generally bounded by 20th Street to the northeast, Fifth Avenue to the northwest, 36th and 37th Streets to the southwest, Fort Hamilton Parkway to the south, and McDonald Avenue to the east.

  7. The Green-Wood Cemetery

    The Green-Wood Cemetery Location: Archon The Green-Wood Cemetery Green-Wood’s archives are comprised primarily of institutional records produced by cemetery staff as a result of day-to-day business activities conducted from its founding in 1838 to the present.

  8. Greenwood Cemetery was established in 1904 by William H. Brown and James L. Mayson. The first burial occurred in 1907. There is a large Jewish section, a Chinese section and a Greek section. The cemetery was first desegregated in 1987 with the interment of C.R. Jones, Atlanta's first African-American council member.

  9. Guide to Green-Wood Cemetery: Inside Brooklyn’s Macabre Park

    Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn has always served as a tourist attraction but also as a national memorial. Being the second oldest rural cemetery, it has preserved U. S. history from the Revolutionary and Civil Wars up to this day. And every aspect of the site is lovingly studied and kept.