“Green-Wood is unlike anyplace in New York City.”
—John Turturro (1957– )
Brooklyn native, actor, writer, and director John Turturro sings the praises of The Green-Wood Cemetery. He hits the high points of the place: its fascinating history, stunning art, and natural beauty. Click on the photo of Green-Wood’s fabulous Victorian Gothic entry gate to view the video. Hear what Mr. Turturro thinks of this National Historic Landmark, and see a bit of its 478 acres.
See more of and hear more about Green-Wood, especially the final resting places of eight LGBT permanent Green-Wood residents on Walk About New York’s Gay Graves Tour. The dates are October 4th and 12th, each a Sunday, beginning promptly at 11 AM.
The fabulous entry gate at Green-Wood Cemetery were built in 1863.