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Green-Wood Cemetery

Green-Wood Cemetery was founded in 1838 as a rural cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. It was said that it was the "ambition of the New Yorker to live upon the Fifth Avenue, to take his airings in the [Central] Park, and to sleep with his fathers in Green-Wood".

Notables buried at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York:

See also: List of famous cemeteries



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