Green-Wood Cemetery

A monument to men who served in the American Civil War is viewed at Green-Wood Cemetery (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC History Lover’s Guide To Green-Wood Cemetery

A place of honor, solace and sanctuary, Green-Wood Cemetery has as much to offer visitors as it does its permanent residents.


P-TECH In Brooklyn (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Obama Visits Cutting-Edge Brooklyn High School

Obama delivered a speech and met with students at Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) in Crown Heights, which was born out of cooperation between the city’s Department of Education, the City University of New York and IBM.


Florence La Badie stars in "Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde" in 1912.

Fans Make Noise Over Silent-Film Star’s Unmarked Grave

Florence La Badie’s remains lie in an unmarked grave at Green-Wood Cemetery.


Green-Wood Cemetery, May 14, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City’s Oldest Cemetery, Once Used As Park, Marks 175th Anniversary

The 478-acre Green-Wood Cemetery is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year with an exhibition opening Wednesday at the Museum of the City of New York.


Green-Wood cemetery vandalism. (credit: Green-Wood Cemetery)

Vandals Desecrate More Than 50 Memorials, Monuments At Historic Brooklyn Cemetery

It is the first case of vandalism at the cemetery, which was founded in 1838, in 30 years. The oldest memorial that was vandalized belongs to a general that dates back to the War of 1812.


“Triumph of Civic Virtue” is shown near Borough Hall in Queens (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Famed ‘Triumph Of Civic Virtue’ May Be Leaving Queens For Green-Wood Cemetery In Brooklyn

The future of a Queens landmark is uncertain. Borough leaders said they have been told that the “Triumph of Civic Virtue” fountain will be moved, but the city denies it.


(credit: Green-Wood Cemetery)

Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery Serving As Stage For ‘The Spoon River Project’

Performers in The Spoon River Project aren’t planning on dancing on anyone’s grave—only acting.


Employees of Green-Wood Cemetery install a headstone over the previously unmarked grave of a Civil War veteran at Green-Wood Cemetery in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NYC Project IDs More Than 4,000 Civil War Graves In Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery

The 478-acre expanse of greenery and statuary covering the cemetery’s rolling hills is believed to be the final resting place of about 8,000 Civil War veterans.