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Green-Wood Cemetery Gates

Landmarks of New York

 
 
Green-Wood Cemetery	Gates Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 20, 2013
1. Green-Wood Cemetery Gates Marker
Inscription.
Designed by Richard M. Upjohn in gothic revival style, this main entrance to Green-Wood Cemetery was built in 1861 of Belleville brownstone. The sculptured groups depicting Biblical scenes over the gateways are the work of John M. Moffitt.
 
Erected 1958 by The New York Community Trust.
 
Location. 40° 39.486′ N, 73° 59.682′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Entrance Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located just inside the main gate in 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. William Moir Smith (here, next to this marker); The Green-Wood Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Green-Wood Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governor DeWitt Clinton (about 700 feet away); McDonald (approx. ¼ mile away); The Battle of Brooklyn (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named The Battle of Brooklyn (approx. ¼ mile away); Civil War Soldiers’ Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
Also see . . .  Green-Wood Cemetery.
Green-Wood Cemetery	Gates Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 20, 2013
2. Green-Wood Cemetery Gates Marker
(Submitted on October 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Green-Wood Cemetery	Gates Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 20, 2013
3. Green-Wood Cemetery Gates Marker
The sculptured Biblical scenes mentioned on the marker are seen here.
Green-Wood Cemetery	Gates and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 20, 2013
4. Green-Wood Cemetery Gates and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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