Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA


Latitude: 40.65220, Longitude: -73.99110
Green-Wood Cemetery

Notes:
The Green-wood Cemetery was founded in 1838 by Henry Evelyn Pierrepoint. The original layout for the cemetery was designed by landscape architect David Bates Douglass. The 478 acres have a varied terrain and feature both the highest point in Brooklyn (Battle Hill) and four glacial kettle ponds. It has been a tourist destination since the mid 19th century and is the final resting place of around 600,000 persons. The cemetery was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2006.


Cemetery Photos

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Crolius, Washington L Grave Stone
Crolius, Washington L Grave Stone
 
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Hyde, Anne Munson Grave Stone
Hyde, Anne Munson Grave Stone