CATEGORY: GRAVESITES NYC

In the 19th century, when the city had few public parks and little public sculpture, cemeteries were major tourist attractions. In the 1860s, a trip to this cemetery in Brooklyn was as popular as one to Niagara Falls, when half a million people visited every year. In 1866, the New York Times even declared that this cemetery “is as permanently associated with the fame of our city as the Fifth Avenue or the Central Park.” Name the Cemetery.

Answer: Green-Wood Cemetery

 

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