The Brooklyn graveyard marks its 175th anniversary this year. Learn about the changes the green space has undergone through more than 200 artifacts, photographs and architectural drawings, and hear the stories of famous New Yorkers buried there, including Leonard Bernstein, Boss Tweed and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Photograph: Courtesy Green-Wood CemeteryPostcard from Green-Wood Cemetery
Photograph: Courtesy Byron CompanyGreen-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, May 30, 1899
Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New YorkOcean Hill in Green-Wood Cemetery. Line engraving by James Smillie and Robert Hinshelwood, 1846
Photograph: Courtesy Green-Wood CemeteryThe Sculptor Angel
Photograph: Courtesy Green-Wood Cemetery
Photograph: Courtesy Green-Wood CemeteryGottschalk Memorial in Green-Wood Cemetery