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Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Built in 1838 by order of the City of Brooklyn. First, the Green-Wood Cenmetery is a great example of 19th century landscape design. Second, its grounds are scattered with buildings in a host of architectural styles. Third, lots of famous people are buried here: Leonard Bernstein, Samuel F. B. Morse, Peter Cooper, Henry Ward Beecher, General Henry Halleck, Louis Comfort Tiffany, George Ebbets, to name a few. Art on the grounds is by, among others, George Bellows, Louis C. Tiffany, John Lafarge, George Catlin, William Merrit Chase, Karl Muller.

Access: Daily, 8-4. Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8-4; Sat 8-12.
Fees: NONE
Phone: 718-768-7300
Notes: Transport: R train to 25th St., Brooklyn, walk 1 block from 4th Ave. to 5th Ave.
Category: Historic Houses/Sites
Subject: Architecture , Cultural Production , Other
Time Period: 19th Century to Civil War , 19th Century since Civil War , 20th Century to WW2


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