Support is provided by the membership of the Greater Astoria Historical Society.
Tour dates and locations subject to change. All tours run approximately 2-and-a-half hours unless noted. Note: MTA train schedules on weekends, as well as tour dates, are subject to change.
All tours cost $15 for Greater Astoria Historical Society members, $20 for non-members.
RSVP for whichever tours you wish to attend to firstname.lastname@example.org or Kevin Walsh at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. However, walk-ups are always welcome.
Sunday, October 28 — Eastern Green-Wood Cemetery — Meet at Green-Wood cemetery’s South Gate on Fort Hamilton Parkway west of McDonald Avenue, a few blocks from the Fort Hamilton Parkway or Church Avenue stations (F, G trains), 12 noon
While previous FNY Green-Wood tours have concentrated on its western and southern stretches, today we’ll see the Cemetery’s eastern flank and visit the graves of Peter Cooper, hot dog king Charles Feltmann, the final fate of “Civic Virtue” and the only gravestone accompanied by a life-size bear. We’ll also check out the Morbid Anatomy Museum presentation at the cemetery gatehouse.
Saturday, November 10 — East Village, Manhattan — meet and route TBD