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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
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. Marker is located outside the main entrance to Green-Wood Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11232, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); a different marker also named The Green-Wood CemeteryHistoric Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Governor DeWitt Clinton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anderson Family Tomb (approx. 0.2 miles away); Van Ness-Parsons Family Tomb (approx. ¼ mile away); William Moir Smith (approx. ¼ mile away); Korean War Irish Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.