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A Thanksgiving message from Green-Wood

November 25 | Richard J. Moylan

Green-Wood is proud to be a part of an incredibly caring, curious, loving, and resilient community. From the first week of April when we opened all four of our entrances every day of the week—a change that was meant to be temporary but has become a vital resource—Green-Wood received an incredible outpouring of generosity. You […]

Día de los Muertos at Green-Wood Cemetery

October 22 | Michaela Keil

From October 23 to November 1, the Green-Wood Cemetery is hosting a Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration. Patrons are invited and encouraged to leave offerings on a community altar – flowers, notes, candles, photos, or other gifts to honor the departed. Dia de los Muertos is a three day celebration primarily […]

Green-Wood Cemetery’s landmarked gates are an iconic sight. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

To accommodate an uptick in visitors, Green-Wood Cemetery opens more gates on weekdays

April 2 | Mary Frost

Brooklynites seeking relief from the isolation and lack of exercise brought about by the novel coronavirus pandemic have been heading to the 478-acre Green-Wood Cemetery for quiet, socially-distanced walks filled with art, history and nature. In response to the increase in weekday visitors, the cemetery has adjusted the open hours for its gates. Green-Wood now […]

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