Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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.
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Erected 2006 by National Park Service.
Location. 40° 39.478′ N, 73° 59.686′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Entrance Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is near the main office at 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 (a few steps from this marker); William Moir Smith (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. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map 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 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.