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Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Green-Wood Cemetery

 
 
The Green-Wood Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 20, 2013
1. The Green-Wood Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
The Green-Wood
Cemetery

has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America.

Established in 1838, this was the largest and most varied of the early American rural cemeteries, carefully sited with dramatic views of the city and harbor beyond.

2006

National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 2006 by National Park Service.
 
Location. 40° 39.534′ N, 73° 59.736′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Avenue and 25th Street, on the right when traveling north on 5th Avenue. Click for map. Marker is located outside the main entrance to Green-Wood Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11232, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Green-Wood Cemetery Gates (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Moir Smith (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named The Green-Wood Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Governor DeWitt Clinton
The Green-Wood Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 20, 2013
2. The Green-Wood Cemetery Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); McDonald (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle of Brooklyn (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Brooklyn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War Soldiers’ Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
Also see . . .  Green-Wood Cemetery. (Submitted on October 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
The Green-Wood Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 20, 2013
3. The Green-Wood Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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