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Green-Wood Cemetery

500 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232, USA

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About Green-Wood Cemetery

This is a 478-acre cemetery in the western portion of Brooklyn, located between South Slope/Greenwood Heights, Park Slope. This Cemetery was so popular that it inspired a competition to design Central Park in Manhattan, as well as Prospect Park nearby.



Attractions near Green-Wood Cemetery

Old Stone House of Brooklyn1.85km from Green-Wood Cemetery

The Old Stone House is a house located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. The Old Stone House was the clubhouse of the Brooklyn Superbas, who later became the Brooklyn Dodgers. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.

Prospect Park2.13km from Green-Wood Cemetery

With an area of 526 acres (213 ha),[5] Prospect Park is the second-largest public park in Brooklyn. Main attractions of the park include the 90-acre (36 ha) Long Meadow; the Picnic House; Litchfield Villa; Prospect Park Zoo; the Boathouse; Concert Grove; Brooklyn's only lake, covering 60 acres (24 ha); and the Prospect Park Bandshell that hosts free outdoor concerts in the summertime. The park also has sports facilities.

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch2.64km from Green-Wood Cemetery

The Soldiers' and Sailors' Arch is a triumphal arch at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn. Built from 1889 to 1892, the arch is dedicated "To the Defenders of the Union, 1861–1865"

Prospect Park Zoo2.64km from Green-Wood Cemetery

A huge zoo which houses  864 animals representing about 176 species which was operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The zoo is located in a serene surrounding and a lot of tourists visits this zoo every day.

Lefferts Historic House2.65km from Green-Wood Cemetery

This is a historic house located within Prospect Park in Brooklyn. It is the former home of Continental Army Lieutenant Pieter Lefferts built circa 1783. It currently operates as a museum of family life in Brooklyn in the 19th century. The museum is part of the Historic House Trust,

Brooklyn Museum2.96km from Green-Wood Cemetery

At 560,000 square feet (52,000 m2), the museum is New York City's third largest in physical size and holds an art collection with roughly 1.5 million works.

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