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° 39.534′ 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. Touch for map. Marker is located outside the main entrance to 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 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Moir Smith (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named The Green-Wood Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Governor DeWitt Clinton McDonald (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle of Brooklyn (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Brooklyn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War Soldiers’ Monument (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.)
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 281 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.