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Chelsea Dowell

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August 2015

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

August 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery,
500 25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11232

Learn the backstory to the Names of Brooklyn’s Streets, Parks and Other Landmarks on a Green-Wood Trolley Tour Join expert tour guide Ruth Edebohls on a trolley tour of Green-Wood to meet some of the Cemetery’s permanent residents who have given their names to places throughout Brooklyn. Meet the city dwellers of the 19th-century whose names now grace roads, subway stations and parks. Learn about their lives, businesses, families and how people such as Hezekiah Beers & Henry Evelyn Pierrepont…

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