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Green-Wood

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Brooklyn, New York 11232

Upcoming Events

March 2017
Free

CREMATION: HISTORY AND MODERN PROCESS

March 16 @ 5:00 pm - May 18 @ 6:30 pm

When cremation was first introduced in the United States in the 1860s, it was obscure and rarely practiced. However, as of 2015, cremation rates surpassed those of burial in this country. On March 16th and May 18th, Green-Wood invites the public to find out a bit more about cremation, how it works and how it all began. Death educator, Amy Cunningham, will present on cremation’s history and its impact on the present and future of funerals. This engaging and sometimes…

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$25

TWILIGHT TOUR OF GREEN-WOOD

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - April 15 @ 9:00 pm

There are few places more atmospheric than a cemetery at dusk, and Green-Wood can’t be beat when it comes to beauty and ambiance. Explore the Cemetery’s stunning landscape – aglow in the in the light of the setting sun – while visiting the graves of fascinating figures in New York history. On this walking tour, your guide will regale you with tales of Green-Wood’s “permanent residents” before ending at Green-Wood’s famous catacombs, which are normally closed to the public. Bring…

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