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Gay Green-Wood Trolley Tour

Gay Green-Wood Trolley Tour

Sat Oct 16, 2021

Gay Green-Wood Trolley Tour

Time Sat Oct 16 2021 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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The Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, United States

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Green-Wood celebrates LGBT History Month with a special trolley tour illuminating permanent residents who have made a lasting impact.

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Green-Wood celebrates LGBT History Month with a special trolley tour illuminating permanent residents who have made a lasting impact on American history and culture. You will visit the graves of important LGBTQIA+ figures including “It’s Raining Men” co-writer, Paul Jabara; sculptor of the Angel of the Waters sculpture atop Central Park’s Bethesda Fountain, Emma Stebbins; activists and founders of the Hetrick Martin Institute, Drs. Emery Hetrick and Damien Martin, among others. This trolley tour is led by Andrew Dolkart, Co-Directors of the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project, and Neela Wickremesinghe, the Robert A. and Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe Director of Restoration and Preservation at Green-Wood.

  • $30 / $25 for members
  • Location: Check-in takes place at the Historic Chapel by the Main Entrance at Fifth Avenue and 25th Street.
  • Seating is limited. Trolley tours routinely sell out. We strongly suggest that you reserve tickets in advance to ensure a spot for your preferred day!
  • There are no paper or e-tickets! Attendees will be checked in by name.

Green-Wood trolley tours are fully accessible and ADA compliant. In order to accommodate a wheelchair or other mobility aids on the trolley, arrangements must be made in advance. Please call (718) 210-3080, ext. 1. Please note that portions of the tour take place outside the trolley, however attendees may stay seated in the trolley if they wish. Please contact the Historic Fund for more information.

Trolley tours are run rain or shine, with the exception of dangerous conditions as determined by Green-Wood. Click here for our inclement weather policy:

https://www.green-wood.com/inclement-weather-policy/

Mandatory Safety Protocols

  • Attendees MUST wear a face covering at all times on the trolley, regardless of vaccine status.
  • Follow ALL instructions and guidance from Cemetery staff and ambassadors.
  • Travel Safely: Green-Wood recommends following all safety precautions while traveling to and from the Cemetery, whether by foot, mass transit, or driving. If taking mass transit, please check the MTA's guidelines: https://new.mta.info/guides/coronavirus/traveling-safely
  • Feeling Sick? Stay home if you are feeling sick or running a temperature. Please use good judgement if you have recently been exposed to someone with COVID-19. For more information about COVID-19, please check the CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html

Green-Wood reserves the right to deny entry to any visitor who refuses to comply with the safety guidelines.

If you observe a situation or behavior that does not reflect these protocols, please advise an ambassador or other staff member immediately. With everyone’s cooperation this will be a memorable and safe unique experience.




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Sat Oct 16 2021 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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