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Green-wood Cemetery

N. Cleaveland

Green-wood Cemetery

a history of the institution from 1838 to 1864

by N. Cleaveland

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Published by Anderson & Archer in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Avery Classics (Offsite) copy: From the library of Seymour Durst.

ContributionsDurst, Seymour B., 1913-, former owner
The Physical Object
Pagination233 p. :
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25581589M
OCLC/WorldCa166585002

In Green-Wood, the author wanders Brooklyn’s famous nineteenth-century cemetery, where the burial ground becomes a portal through which she can explore her own trauma after Septem and uncover the historical and national traumas leading up to that the author, Green-Wood becomes not only a place of death, but also survival in the midst of death. Special Package: Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery, Map & Tour Books; $ ; Special Package: The Green-Wood Cemetery—Walk #1 & Walk #2; $ ; Green-Wood Residents. The Gallant Sims: A Civil War Hero Rediscovered; $ ; Playing First! Early Baseball Lives at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery; $ ;.

  The cemetery was and remains one of the city's largest open green spaces and a century ago was a social venue for picnics, outings, and political events. Through vintage photographs, Green-Wood Cemetery chronicles the cemetery's rich history and documents how its tradition as a park and a popular tourist attraction continues, drawing , Written by Green-Wood’s historian, Jeffrey I. Richman, this second-edition, lavishly illustrated hardcover volume, with 90 color and black and white images, features the visual delights of The Green-Wood Cemetery: its park-like beauty, trees and ponds, sculptures and buildings by the leading artists and architects of their time, as well.

  Green-Wood Cemetery was founded in and soon became one of America's foremost tourist attractions. It is the resting place for many notables, including Tiffany, Steinway, and Currier and Ives, but the cemetery also has a hidden baseball history/5(9).   A national historic landmark since , Green-Wood is considered one of the preeminent cemeteries in the country. Through vintage photographs, Green-Wood Cemetery chronicles the cemetery's rich history and documents how its tradition as a park and a popular tourist attraction continues, drawing , visitors : Arcadia Publishing Inc.


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Green-wood Cemetery by N. Cleaveland Download PDF EPUB FB2

Richman photographed all of the cemetery monuments himself, adding a sense of place to each of Green-Wood's permanent residents. Although the book is a bit pricey, it is well worth the money. It is only available in hardcover, and is pages long.

It is written as a collection of short biographies that you can pick up and read now and again.5/5(12). In addition to illuminating the lives and deaths of many famous Americans, the book explores Green-Wood Cemetery's effort to identify and properly memorialize Civil War veterans who previously lay in unidentified graves.

It also features a section devoted to the cemetery's architecture and landscape/5(21). Arcadia Publishing, - History - pages 0 Reviews For generations, Green-Wood Cemetery has played an integral part in New York City's cultural history, serving as a.

Green-Wood Cemetery is seeking applications for its new artist-in-residence program—the first of its kind for a NYC cemetery.

For nine months from January to September ofone artist will. Green-Wood is proud to offer a new menu of standards-based educational programs for Pre-K to 12th grade students. Your students will experience the history, art, and natural beauty of Brooklyn’s most celebrated cemetery, and most unique historical landmark.

National Historic Landmark cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. Featuring tours, events, and more in a place of unmatched art, architecture, nature, and history. Established inThe Green-Wood Historic Fund’s mission is to maintain Green-Wood Cemetery’s monuments and buildings of historical, cultural and architectural significance; advance public knowledge and appreciation of this significance; and preserve the natural habitat and parklands of one of New York City’s first green spaces.

Join our expert tour guides to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and most popular permanent residents. If you have never been to the Cemetery, this is your opportunity to discover its acres of art, history, and nature. You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle of Brooklyn, hear the heartbreaking tale.

We do have complete records at the cemetery, so please contact us if you need further assistance. Also, please note that the date of interment listed here may not be the date of an individual's first burial at Green-Wood; if an individual is interred in one grave, but then moved to another, the date of interment listed here will be that for.

Alexandra Kathryn Mosca is the author of two books: Grave Undertakings (New Horizon Press, ) and Green-Wood Cemetery (Arcadia Publishing, ). She is also a frequent contributor to American Funeral Director and American Cemetery Magazines, for which she has profiled a number of noted cemeteries including, Gate of Heaven (NY) Oakland (GA /5.

Green-Wood Cemetery by Alexandra Kathryn Mosca, Paperback | Barnes & Noble® In the historic borough of Brooklyn, the thousands of graves and mausoleums within Green-Wood Cemetery are tangible links to key events and people Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpBrand: Arcadia Publishing SC.

The Green-Wood Cemetery has announced its inaugural artist-in-residence program. The nine-month-long residency will offer one artist an extraordinary opportunity to create works of art while. We recommend booking Green-Wood cemetery tours ahead of time to secure your spot.

If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 1 Green-Wood cemetery tours on Tripadvisor5/5(1K). This book covered all the bases wanting to know all about the history and the people buried in green-Wood Cemetery.

This Little known tourist attraction in N.Y.C. is an interesting way to spend an afternoon. The two hour tour is a must. One person found this helpful/5. Green-Wood Cemetery. Public Tours: As part of the staff of tour guides at Green-Wood Cemetery I lead various tours throughout the year, most notably their famous “Twilight Tour” which takes you to their underground catacombs by flashlight, and “Discover Green-Wood: Battle Hill to Basquiat” which is a 2 hour trolley tour of the grounds.

Green-Wood Cemetery is looking for a local mid-career artist for its new nine-month residency program, which will take place between January and September of “I’ve always thought it’s such a great place to have an artist come in and create a project,” said Harry Weil, director of public programs at Green-Wood, who will oversee the.

The Battle of Brooklyn was fought on the highest elevation in what is now Green-Wood Cemetery. On Aug. 27,s British and.

Visitors can walk Green-Wood’s acres using a free map, or book a guided tour or other event, which highlight some of the cemetery’s themes like New York culture, the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, landscape design, and art and architecture. Private tours can also be booked. Green-Wood Cemetery. Brooklyn, New York Green-Wood is a fun cemetery.

We're just being honest here. There are weekly trolley tours (practical, as the property covers acres), night walks, military reenactments, book talks and on: 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY. General photo guidelines: Photos larger than MB will be reduced.

Each contributor can upload a maximum of 5 photos for a cemetery.; A cemetery can have a maximum of 20 photos. Get this from a library! Green-Wood Cemetery. [Alexandra Kathryn Mosca] -- Situated in the historic borough of Brooklyn, the thousands of graves and mausoleums within the cemetery's acres are tangible links and reminders to key events and people who made New York City.Green-Wood Cemetery is a acre ( ha) cemetery in Brooklyn, New York cemetery lies several blocks southwest of Prospect Park, and is generally bounded by 20th Street to the northeast, Fifth Avenue to the northwest, 36th and 37th Streets to the southwest, Fort Hamilton Parkway to the south, and McDonald Avenue to the east.

Green-Wood Cemetery was founded in as a rural cemetery.InGreen-Wood debuted a public work by French artist Sophie Calle. Titled Here Lie the Secrets of the Visitors of Green-Wood Cemetery, the installation encourages tourists to slip.