Greenwood Cemetery (1840)

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Title

Greenwood Cemetery (1840)

Subject

Greenwood Cemetary

Description

This was the entrance at 25th St & 5th Ave. The
cemetery was organized in 1838. In the late 1800's
a half a million people a year visited it as a tourist
attraction. It was second only to Niagara Falls.

478 acres of rolling hills, spectacular sculptures and
mausoleums. Over a half million people are
buried here. Many are very famous in the
history of the United States.

Source

Archives of Sunset Park Restoration

Contributor

Tony Giordano

Identifier

5

Coverage

1840

Collection

Citation

“Greenwood Cemetery (1840),” Sunset Park History, accessed February 4, 2023, https://www.sunsetparkhistory.org/items/show/448.

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