Green-Wood Discover

Green-Wood Discover


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A walking tour and so much more! This app puts the rich history and beauty of Green-Wood at your fingertips. Green-Wood was founded in 1838, but in its almost two centuries of existence, visitors have never experienced Green-Wood like this before. The variety and depth of information here, historic and current photos, plus the audio clips give the user a truly unique experience. Discover Green-Wood's majestic arches, the memorial to the Brooklyn Theatre Fire, the story of the Beecher-Tilton scandal, Battle Hill and New York City's Civil War Monument, as just a few of the highlights among the 40 stops created exclusively by Green-Wood staff for this app.

- Over 200 images from Green-Wood's collections and archives, featuring original architectural drawings, rare 19th-century photos, and vivid nature and monument photography.
- Audio clips, including an original reading by Brooklyn writer Pete Hamill, music excerpts, and much more.
- Videos from Battle Hill of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline, plus clips of Green-Wood’s famous Monk Parakeets.
- Detailed descriptions of each stop written by Green-Wood's historian Jeff Richman, including sidebars of other notable context, stories, and photos.
- Options to enjoy all 40 stops along the tour, in order, or in any arrangement desired.
- Choices to select specific themed tours, including Architecture, Interesting Inscriptions, Then and Now Photographs, Sculpture and Civil War.

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This version (3.4) updates the app icon/logo. If you're not seeing these or the other recent compatibility and content updates of version 3.3, please try uninstalling and reinstalling the app via the Play Store (you won't be charged again). Thank you again for your feedback and support!

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  • (48 stars)

    by Rich P on 01/04/2015

    The app has the annoying fact that it does not exit still has not been fixed. I should not have to press the home key. There is no exit in the app or on the menu key.