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Mon Feb 22 2010
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A century ago, this site vied with Niagara Falls as New York State’s greatest tourist attraction. Filled with Victorian mausoleums, cherubs and gargoyles, Green-Wood is the resting place of some half-million New Yorkers, among them Jean-Michel Basquiat, Leonard Bernstein and Boss Tweed. But there’s more to do here than grave-spot: Check out the massive Gothic arch at the main entrance or climb to the top of Battle Hill, one of the highest points in Kings County and a pivotal spot during the Battle of Brooklyn in 1776.
What's on at Green-Wood Cemetery
Residents of a Midwestern town tell and sing of their deaths in Tom Andolora's spooky adaptation of Edgar Lee Masters's elegiac anthology of poems, presented by torchlight in Brooklyn's historic Green-Wood Cemetery. Late-night shows on Saturdays include...