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

The Green-Wood Cemetery

 
 
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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
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. Marker is near the main office at 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 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Green-Wood Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
The Green-Wood Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 20, 2013
2. The Green-Wood Cemetery Marker
There is a similar marker located outside the cemetery.
line); Historic Chapel (about 600 feet away); Governor DeWitt Clinton (about 700 feet away); Anderson Family Tomb (approx. 0.2 miles away); Van Ness-Parsons Family Tomb (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Moir Smith (approx. 0.2 miles away); Korean War Irish Memorial (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.)
 
The Green-Wood Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 20, 2013
3. The Green-Wood Cemetery Marker
The Green-Wood Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 20, 2013
4. The Green-Wood Cemetery Marker
 
 
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 340 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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