Green Wood Cemetery covers almost 50 acres in the middle of Brooklyn. Over 500,000 people are buried in this park-like cemetery, which was established in the 1830s. Now, it may sound a bit morbid to visit a cemetery, but once you see Green Wood, you will instantly recognize its appeal. That, coupled with the fact that Green Wood has been a tourist attraction since the 1850's should erase any misgivings about visiting the place.
The cemetery is the final resting place to dozens upon dozens of 19th century New York luminaries, including politicians, weathly businessmen, artists, musicians, and "members of society." The likes of Leonard Bernstein, Charles Ebbets, Samuel F.B. Morse, Ho...Read More