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Historic Green-Wood Cemetery Tour

Historic Green-Wood Cemetery Tour

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am a New York City Tour Guide specializing in Manhattan and Brooklyn with an emphasis on the cemeteries of the area. I am the Head Historic Tour Guide at The Evergreens Cemetery and part of the staff of guides at Green-Wood Cemetery. * Green-Wood Cemetery is not a sponsor of my tours given through Airbnb Experiences.
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What we’ll do

This is ( in my opinion ) the most beautiful place in all of New York City. It is a photographers dream come true. I hope to convince you of that by the end of our tour. Green-Wood Cemetery is New York's oldest landscaped space. Its 478 acres are jam-packed with natural beauty, amazing sculptural works, architectural treasures and countless historical tales. We will visit the graves of some of New…

What else you should know

Bring your camera and sunscreen if needed. Bring your own water or drinks since none are for sale at the venue. You must be able to walk on uneven terrain and climb a few stairs at different times.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Every guest will receive a full-color souvenir map of the cemetery.

What to bring

$5 for a donation to the Green-Wood Cemetery non-profit organization
guests should bring their own drinks / water

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Where you'll be

We will trace the origin of the rural cemetery in America and learn about American views of death and burial. Along our journey we will encounter Masons, Odd-Fellows, famous musicians , artists, inventors, politicians, power brokers and a few surprise critters as well! We'll visit one of the most important battle sites of the American Revolution while we walk to the highest natural point in Brooklyn.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Wed, 21st Aug    From 08:00 to 10:00.
$65 per person
3 of 3 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests ages 17 and up can attend.

More tips

Bring your camera and sunscreen if needed. Bring your own water or drinks since none are for sale at the venue. You must be able to walk on uneven terrain and climb a few stairs at different times.
James
history walk
Historic Green-Wood Cemetery Tour
36 reviews
From $65/person
36 reviews
From $65/person