THE GREEN-WOOD HISTORIC FUND HOSTS STORIES IN STONE: NEW YORK BOOK TALK & TROLLEY TOUR - Green-wood Cemetery



Date: 10/02/11
Hours: 11:00 AM
Price: Members $10 Non-members $20
Address:
5th Avenue at 25th Street - 718-210-3080
Brooklyn, NY 11232
www.green-wood.com/2011/tours-events/

Description: Join author and photographer Douglas Keister as he returns to Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel for a discussion of his newest book, Stories in Stone New York: A Field Guide to New York City Area Cemeteries & Their Residents. Keister will present stunning photographs of gracious architecture (including Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel), fabulous artwork and memorable gravestones of famous and not-so famous New York-area “residents” resting peacefully in its beautiful cemeteries, including Green-Wood. Following the book talk, Keister will be joined by Green-Wood’s historian Jeff Richman for a trolley tour to many of the locations within Green-Wood highlighted in Keister’s book. For more information or to make reservations visit www.green-wood.com/tours/events or call 718-210-3080. Reservations are strongly recommended.