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Green-Wood Cemetery Exhibit Honors Its Civil War Vets With a Historic Exhibition

This Memorial Day weekend, Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery will mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War with a special exhibition titled “ 313 more words

A Show-Off at Green-Wood

“Loveliest of trees, the cherry now
Is hung with bloom along the bough.”
— A. E. Housman (1859-1936, English Scholar and Poet) 709 more words

Things To See

Magnolia Magnificence

Fragrant o’er all the western groves
The tall magnolia towers unshaded.
—Maria Brooks (1795–1845, American poetess) 587 more words

Things To See

1881: An Ode to Fannie Howe, Only a Dog Who Lies in Green-Wood Cemetery

Only a dog do you say, Sir Critic?
Only a dog, but as truth I prize,
The truest love I have won in living
Lay in the deeps of her limpid eyes.
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New York History

The Big Apple: Part 2

We spent as much time in Brooklyn as we did in Manhattan, if not more. Brooklyn is a nice change of pace and felt more “real New York City” somehow. 466 more words


Gravesend Characters Past (Week 13): The White Rats Picnic of 1910

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Is it finally spring? The calendar says so, but these fluctuating temperatures have yet to break free of winter. 617 more words

Gravesend Characters