Green-Wood – National Historic Landmark in Brooklyn, NY Art, history, and nature in the heart of Brooklyn PLAN YOUR VISIT HAPPENING NOW Brooklyn, NY 52° Mostly Cloudy 7:02 am 4:29 pm EST GIVE A GIFT CEMETERY SERVICES PLAN YOUR VISIT Dec 3 7:15am – 8:45am Birding in Peace EVERGREEN TRIBUTES Remember loved ones this holiday season Learn More
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.
Kings County. Brooklyn. Green-Wood Cemetery. Added: 1 Jan 2000. Find a Grave Cemetery ID: 64718. 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.
Green-Wood is a living cemetery that brings people closer to the world as it is and was, by memorializing the dead and bringing to life the art, history, and natural beauty of New York City. Founded in 1838 and now a National Historic Landmark, Green-Wood was one of the first rural cemeteries in America.
The 60 volumes of the burial registry, listing the names of everyone buried at Green-Wood from the first interment in 1840 through 1937 in chronological order, have recently been digitized.
CEMETERY SERVICES AT GREEN-WOOD. The Green-Wood Cemetery is internationally recognized as one of the most beautiful and historic cemeteries in the world. Established in 1838, it is one of only a handful of America’s cemetery’s that have been designated a National Historic Landmark.
Noah Sheidlower Green-Wood Cemetery was founded in 1838 as one of America’s first rural cemeteries. Almost two centuries later, Green-Wood remains a cultural institution and an outdoor museum...