Jul 21 2018

The Battle of Long Island

This hill inside the Green-wood cemetery is the highest point in Brooklyn, the battle ground of Long Island on August 27, 1776 – back in the indpendance war ear, Brooklyn and Queens were all part of Long Island. It’s the biggest battle of the war.

 


Jul 21 2018

The ponds

There are four ponds, Crescent Water, Dell Water, Sylvan Water and Valley Water. The photos below are Sylvan and Valley.

  


Jul 21 2018

The cremation

 


Jul 21 2018

The Forbes

According to find a grave, Estate of John Wolfe Forbes listing his children and grandchildren, (born in):

  1. Eliza C Forbes, 1804
  2. William Forbes, 1818
  3. Catherine V. G. Forbest, 1812
  4. Thomas C Forbest, 1815
  5. Adeliade Forbes, 1818
  6. Mary Ann Jane Forbes, 1822.6.28
  7. Malcom Forbes, 1827

   


Jul 21 2018

The Lymans


Jul 21 2018

Seth Low

 


Jul 21 2018

The Roosevelts

This family lot is for TR’s first wife, father and mother, and many relatives … Most headstones are hard to read.

  


Jul 21 2018

The chapel at Green-wood

Built in 1911 by Warren and Wetmore @ Green-Wood.

   


Jul 21 2018

Green-Wood Cemetery


5th Avenue and 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY

A national histrical landmark, it began in 1838 when the churchyards were over crowded. Clean bathrooms. There are many well known residents, Louis Comfort Tiffany (stained glass), Leonard Bernstein, etc.

          


Jul 21 2018

The funeral parlor