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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. Marker is located just inside the main gate in 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. 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); Historic Chapel (about 600 feet away); Governor DeWitt Clinton (about 700 feet away); Anderson Family Tomb (about 800 feet away);
Green-Wood Cemetery	Gates Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 20, 2013
2. Green-Wood Cemetery Gates Marker
Van Ness-Parsons Family Tomb (approx. 0.2 miles away); McDonald (approx. 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
 
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
 

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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 331 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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