OUTING: Gay Green-Wood

Green-Wood Cemetery celebrates LGBT History month with a special trolley tour illuminating permanent residents who have made a lasting impact on American culture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. You will visit the graves of important LGBT figures including “It’s Raining Men” co-writer, Paul Jabara; sculptor of 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 and Ken Lustbader, Co-Directors of the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project.

If there is enough interest in doing so, we may try to arrange a place to meet for a bite before the tour.

Tickets cost just $25 per rider, and may be ordered here.

Complete transportation information to the cemetery can be found on this page.

Green-Wood trolley tours are fully accessible and ADA compliant. In order to accommodate a wheelchair or other mobility device on the trolley, advance arrangements must be made. Please call (718) 210-3080, ext. 1. Please note that portions of the tour take place outside the trolley and may require exiting the vehicle on multiple occasions. Please contact the Historic Fund for more information.

  • October 14, 2018 at 3:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Green-Wood Cemetary
  • Liz Slizer

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