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Yes, you need to visit a cemetery. This 478-acre National Historical Landmark nestled between Prospect and Sunset Parks was founded in 1838 and is New York City's answer to Paris' Père Lachaise. Legends such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Leonard Bernstein, Horace Greeley and William "Boss" Tweed are…
Amazing to walk and see all the history and old tombs. Very scenic and beautiful and FREE!
National Historic Landmark cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. Featuring tours, events, and more in a place of unmatched art, architecture, nature, and history.
Founded in 1838 as a rural cemetery in Greenwood Heights, this site was inspired by the Pére Lachaise Cemetery in Paris and Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Having vied with Niagara Falls as New York State’s greatest tourist attraction, it gained landmark status in 1966. Filled…