Great Trees of Green-Wood

Tri-State Events

Discover some of the nearly 7,000 Trees in the Cemetery’s Collection

WHAT: You don’t have to leave the city to be among some of most beautiful trees (and oldest!) trees in the Northeast. There are 7,000 of them right here at Green-Wood, and they represent over 700 species. In fact, the Cemetery is a Class III Arboretum – one of only 27 in the world. Do a lot of trees look the same to you? They won’t after you tour of Green-Wood’s great trees! Come with us to go off the beaten path, look up, and learn to spot the subtle differences. You’ll become a tree expert in no time! Comfortable footwear recommended. Please note, tour route is on grass and uneven terrain.

WHEN: Sunday, November 17, 2019; 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Green-Wood (25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn) – Meet at the Gothic Arches. Take the “R” train to 25th Street in Brooklyn and walk up the hill one block and into the Cemetery. Free parking is available.

COST: This walking tour is $20; $15 for members of The Green-Wood Historic Fund and members of the Brooklyn Historical Society. Reservations are recommended. To make an online reservation or to find out more information, visit our website HERE or call 718-210-3080.

MEDIA CONTACT ONLY: Kim Esp/Katie Lewis; 212-575-4545 or
LAK Public Relations, Inc.