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May 2017



This spring Green-Wood will host an exciting variety of trolley tours highlighting the cemetery’s history, landscape, art, and architecture. These tours will take place every Wednesday and every Sunday in May. Please see schedule below for specific dates and times Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Visitors will hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn and much…

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While the colorful trees and migrating birds of Green-Wood receive plenty of attention, visitors might overlook the bounty of mushrooms sprouting throughout the Cemetery’s 478 verdant acres. Gary Lincoff, author of The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms and instructor at the New York Botanical Garden, leads an exploration of the wonderful world of fungi on Green-Wood’s grounds. Learn the basics of identifying mushrooms species and the crucial differences between edible and poisonous varieties. This tour is a…

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