Brooklyn Arts Exchange – 2015 BAX Spring Online Auction
Auction Ends: Apr 14, 2015 10:00 PM EDT

Unique Experiences

Private Walking Tour of Green-Wood

Item Number
Estimated Value
$300 USD
$175 USD to sm48ce06e
Number of Bids
10  -  Bid History

Item Description

Enjoy a private walking tour through the most magnificent 478 acres in New York City. An expert tour guide will lead you through Green-Wood’s rolling hills, as you hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread past world-class art and architecture, and much more.

Founded in 1838 and now a National Historic Landmark, Green-Wood was one of the first rural cemeteries in America. By the early 1860s, it had earned an international reputation for its magnificent beauty and became the prestigious place to be buried, attracting 500,000 visitors a year, second only to Niagara Falls as the nation’s greatest tourist attraction. Crowds flocked there to enjoy family outings, carriage rides, and sculpture viewing in the finest of first generation American landscapes. Green-Wood’s popularity helped inspire the creation of public parks, including New York City’s Central and Prospect Parks.

Item Special Note

Tour date and time subject to availability on Green-Wood’s calendar. Private Tour can be up to 15 people. Tour is generally two hours.

Expires 4/30/16

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