Founded in 1838, this picturesque Victorian cemetery in Brooklyn, New York is the final resting place for over half a million permanent residents over 478 acres. A quiet spot among the bustling streets of New York City, Green-Wood is more than just a cemetery. 8,000 trees exist within the cemetery’s borders, as well as over 200 different species of birds, numerous lakes, and many other various wonders of nature. In addition, Green-Wood hosts numerous different events year-round that are open to the public. All of these elements combined make Green-Wood Cemetery a truly unique place, and a worthwhile location to visit in New York.