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The Gay Graves Tour

Oct 11, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

| $30
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This LGBT-focused guided walking tour of Green-Wood Cemetery, a National Historic Landmark in Brooklyn, is the only one of its kind. This Tour will introduce you to the famous and the not-so-famous gay men and lesbians, their friends, their supporters and their detractors who are among the permanent residents at Green-Wood.

Those highlighted include Louis Moreau Gottschalk, the 19th-century Liberace; Leonard Bernstein, composer of “West Side Story”; Emma Stebbins, sculptress of Angel of the Waters in Central Park; Violet Oakley, muralist of the Pennsylvania Statehouse; Fred Ebb, lyricist for “Cabaret” and “Chicago”; Paul Jabara, Oscar-winning composer of “Last Dance”; and others.

This Tour is conducted entirely on foot. It is more of a hiking tour than a walking tour because of the amount of territory it covers and the hilly nature of the beautiful terrain.

Details

Date:
Oct 11, 2015
Time:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$30
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://walkaboutny.com/the-tours/the-gay-graves-tour/

Organizer

Walk About New York
Phone:
917-734-1223
Email:
Website:
http://walkaboutny.com/

Venue

Green-Wood Cemetery
500 Fifth Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
Phone:
917-734-1223
Website:
http://walkaboutny.com/the-tours/the-gay-graves-tour/