Green-Wood Cemetery

NYC History Lover's Guide To Green-Wood CemeteryA place of honor, solace and sanctuary, Green-Wood Cemetery has as much to offer visitors as it does its permanent residents.
Obama Visits Cutting-Edge Brooklyn High SchoolObama 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.
Fans Make Noise Over Silent-Film Star's Unmarked GraveFlorence La Badie's remains lie in an unmarked grave at Green-Wood Cemetery.
City's Oldest Cemetery, Once Used As Park, Marks 175th AnniversaryThe 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.
Vandals Desecrate More Than 50 Memorials, Monuments At Historic Brooklyn CemeteryIt 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.
Famed 'Triumph Of Civic Virtue' May Be Leaving Queens For Green-Wood Cemetery In BrooklynThe 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.
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.
NYC Project IDs More Than 4,000 Civil War Graves In Brooklyn's Green-Wood CemeteryThe 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.