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WEEKLY TROLLEY TOURS EXPLORE HISTORIC GREEN-WOOD THROUGHOUT THE FALL
October 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - December 26, 2018 @ 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