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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Recently changed in this version

The latest version (3.2.5) makes the app compatible with more Android operating systems, from 2.2 (Froyo) up through 2.3 (Gingerbread) and 3.x (Honeycomb) and 4.x (Ice Cream Sandwich). Also improves performance, media accessibility, and fixes minor bugs. Thank you for your feedback and support - we encourage you to leave us a review!


Comments and ratings for Green-Wood Discover
  • (80 stars)

    by Angel Munoz on 08/12/2012

    Serene walk and a handy map Hails

  • (80 stars)

    by A Google User on 14/07/2012

    Green-Wood Cemetery is enormous (478 acres, 500,000+ "permanent residents) and it can be a challenge to figure out where to start. The app gives you a way in--an easy 40 stop tour starting from the main gates. Really enjoyed it.

  • (80 stars)

    by David on 14/07/2012

    Green-Wood Cemetery is enormous (478 acres, 500,000+ "permanent residents) and it can be a challenge to figure out where to start. The app gives you a way in--an easy 40 stop tour starting from the main gates. Really enjoyed it.

  • (80 stars)

    by cmcd on 12/07/2012

    So much amazing stuff to look at and even listen to! Very cool that you can now tour this historic spot from anywhere.