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Brooklyn, NY

Obscura Society NYC: Into the Realm of the Dead, From Catacombs to Mausoleums *SOLD OUT*

Explore Green-Wood Cemetery and go inside its realms of the dead, from its catacombs to its mausoleums

Please note that this event is sold out. To be informed of openings, add your name to the waitlist below.

As far as final resting places go, Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn is one of the most elegant and grand. Established in 1838, it was planned as a rural retreat where people took carriage rides, had picnics, and strolled the winding paths among the tree groves. And of course, it was a fashionable place to be dead.

From elaborate tombstones to monumental mausoleums, we will explore these eternal homes, including stepping inside the usually off-limits catacombs and a mausoleum as well. Led by our resident cemetery aficionado Allison Meier, this visit includes rare visits to places usually locked to the public in one of New York's most beautiful cemeteries.

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  • Sunday, June 9th, 2-4
  • There will be a fair amount of walking involved so please wear comfortable shoes.
  • Location: We will meet just inside the Gothic entrance gate at 25th Street off of Fifth Avenue.
  • Tickets are $18 and a portion of the proceeds go to support the Green-Wood Historic Fund
  • Bring water and your camera!