You can cover a lot more area if you drive in and cruise around. Park somewhere in the center and venture out on foot.
Marge Raymond is a great tour guide!!
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Beautiful and peaceful place to sit
as one of the largest cemeteries in the city and tree covered drives. nice place to take a walk through. they also do tours for the several famous individuals buried here. worth a look
Great place for a walk with wonderful views of Brooklyn
visit in the late spring when the flowers are in bloom
looking for basquiat's grave? it's in lot 44603, on the left side of the line of small markers.
Be sure to pick up a map to navigate the plots of famous people. Beautiful views and a great walk
fort hamilton entrance is open on the weekends
bathrooms in the gatehouse on the east side of the fort hamilton parkway entrance
animal sculptures in front of the tomb of Henry Bergh, founder of the ASPCA
Bill the Butcher - the grave is number 48 and 49, F/G 6(v)
Setting up the stages for tonight's show.
Visiting my father. He has been on.my mind and had to come.. ...:-)
The guard at the PPW entrance is kind of weird and sometimes naked in the bathroom cottage.
The run around it
when planets collide
Great views of the city as you walk down toward the 25th St exit. Resident stork at the urn building was a nice surprise.
Popular tourist attraction in the 1850s; most famous New Yorkers who died during the second half of the nineteenth century buried here
Historian Jim Mackin calls it “a treasure of nature with champion trees, four ponds, the highest point in Brooklyn and a large colony of monk parakeets that live in the spires of its entrance gates.”
Great place to see Brooklyn parrots.
Great meeting place for a secret society and / or dead people.
Catch Spoon River Anthology this summer! A great night out!
Bring a blanket if you come to the concert.
Beautiful Place! but they should indicate which doors are alwalys open and which ones closes sometimes :)
Triumph of Civic Virtue is here now too!
A must-visit for musical theater fans.Leonard Bernstein and Fred Ebb are buried here, along with many other artists, actors and musicians.
Did you know we now have our own app "Green-Wood Discover"? Go to our website,
There is a restroom in the chapel close to the 25th st entrance, right by the lake. The chapel is also lovely, but may be in use for services.
A lot of people, good food and music, and nyc peeps.
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Pick up a free map of Green-Wood at our guard booth (inside our Gothic Arch) at 25th St/5th Ave, main office and guard booth at 34th St/4th Ave and are available at our other 2 entrances on weekends.
Pick up after your dog
Watch out at night for the grave dweller that's around 6'3"
Grab sandwiches from the Subway at 5th and 37th for an easy scenic picnic!
You don't really want to be the mayor here
Best spot to meditate for the harcore Buddhist: "The Bishop Tree" @40.656515,-73.994125
More peaceful than the park
Nothing spooky at all!
Met the undertaker, and say,"Hey you!, Howdy"..
It's a great place to clear your mind
Pick up the maps at the main entrance on 5th Avenue to find some of the most unique and famous spots in the cemetery!
Believe it or not, I go there to write in te summer! Beautiful!
Look up at the gatehouse at the main entrance on 5th Ave. A colony of Quaker Parrots, exotic transplants from South America, live in giant nests atop the spires.