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WEEKLY TROLLEY TOURS EXPLORE HISTORIC GREEN-WOOD THROUGHOUT THE FALL

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - December 26 @ 3:00 pm

$15 – $20

Green-Wood will host an exciting variety of weekly trolley tours highlighting the Cemetery’s notable “permanent residents,” its magnificent landscape, and its world-renowned collection of sculpture and architecture. These tours will take place on Wednesdays and Sundays from September through December. Please see schedule below for specific dates and times.

Please note: All tours include a visit to the Historic Chapel and to Battle Hill. These tours last approximately two hours. The trolley is heated/air-conditioned and enclosed. The tour includes several stops where visitors have the option to walk outside.

For more information or to make reservations, visit www.green-wood.com/toursevents or call 718-210-3080. Space on the trolley is limited. Trolley tours routinely sell out. Reservations are recommended. If the trolley tour is not sold out, walk-ups will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Admission: $20 for the general public; $15 for members of the Green-Wood Historic Fund and Brooklyn Historical Society
Location: Meet inside Green-Wood’s Gothic Arch

Three different Green-Wood Tours are offered on a rotating basis:

Hidden Gems of Green-Wood (Tour C)
Visitors will see all four of Green-Wood’s glacial ponds and the graves of Louis Moreau Gottschalk (19th-century composer and matinee idol); “Bill the Butcher” of the “Gangs of New York”; actress and celebrity mistress, Lola Montez; Rex the Dog; New York City mobster, Joey Gallo; George C. Tilyou, founder of Coney Island’s Steeplechase; William Augustus Spencer who “bravely met death at sea in the Titanic disaster”; and the creator of Morse Code and an accomplished portrait artist, Samuel F.B. Morse. Visitors will also hear the tragic story of 17-year-old Charlotte Canda and visit her magnificent memorial; and more.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Details

Start:
October 3 @ 1:00 pm
End:
December 26 @ 3:00 pm
Cost:
$15 – $20
Website:
http://www.green-wood.com/toursevents

Organizer

Harry Weil
Phone:
718-210-3080
Email:
events@green-wood.com
Website:
http://www.green-wood.com

Venue

Green-Wood
500 25th Street at 5th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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