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Green-Wood Cemetery Gates

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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
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. 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
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Van Ness-Parsons Family Tomb (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Moir Smith (approx. 0.2 miles away); McDonald (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 Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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