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INDIVIDUAL $30

  • One coupon for a free regularly priced (less than $20) tour or event.
  • Member prices for one person on all tours, programs and special events.
  • Subscription to our members’ magazine, The Arch.
  • Ten percent discount on books, T-shirts, bags and other merchandise in our store.
  • “This Week @ Green-Wood” email updates throughout the year.
  • Reciprocal membership benefits to the Brooklyn Historical Society.

DUAL/FAMILY $50

All the benefits of Individual membership, plus

  • Member prices for spouse or partner and children under 18 on all tours, programs, and special events.
  • Free copy of one of our two walking tour books, Battle of Brooklyn and Back or Valley and Sylvan Water.
  • Fold-out map listing 250 of our most famous residents, categorized by Artists, Politicians, Murders, Entertainers, Celebrities, Organized Crime Figures, Baseball, Architects, and more.
  • Ten percent discount on all genealogy research performed by Green-Wood.

DONOR $100

All the benefits of Dual/Family membership, plus

  • Member prices for an additional two adults (four in total) on all tours, programs, and special events.
  • Free copy of the second of our two walking tour books, Battle of Brooklyn and Back or Valley and Sylvan Water.
  • Reserved seating for four to all concerts, talks and performances that include a seated audience. Call to make arrangements.

    JOSEPH A. PERRY FELLOW $250

    Joseph Perry was the first comptroller of Green-Wood Cemetery.

    All the benefits of Donor membership, plus

    • Free admission to all Green-Wood walking and trolley tours throughout the year.
    • A signed copy of Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery: New York’s Buried Treasure (250-page coffee-table book, with 200 illustrations, many in color. It is the definitive work on Green-Wood).

    ALMERIN HOTCHKISS SPONSOR $500

    Almerin Hotchkiss was the first superintendent of Green-Wood and was responsible for the creation of Green-Wood’s landscape, as designed by David Bates Douglass.

    All the benefits of the Joseph A. Perry Fellow membership, plus

    • Invitation to the annual Breakfast with the President.

    GREEN-WOOD PATRONS

    Green-Wood Patrons, through their philanthropic support of our work, express their abiding interest in preserving the magnificence Green-Wood and in planning for its future.

    DAVID BATES DOUGLASS PATRON $1,000

    David Bates Douglass was the designer and engineer of Green-Wood Cemetery.

    All the benefits of Almerin Hotchkiss Sponsor, plus

    • Invitations to all Green-Wood press and publicity briefings.
    • Recognition on the Green-Wood website and in the Historic Fund’s Annual Report.
    • Complimentary selection of five hardcover books from the Green-Wood Historic Fund store (Over 25 titles available).
    • Subscription to Sculpture Review, the magazine of the National Sculpture Society.
    • Private tour of Green-Wood once a year, highlighting new developments, new construction and proposed restoration plans within the cemetery. By appointment.

    HENRY EVELYN PIERREPONT PATRON $2,500

    Henry Evelyn Pierrepont (1808–1888) was the founder of Green-Wood Cemetery.

    All the benefits of David Bates Douglass Patrons, plus

    • Private, behind-the-scenes lunch and tour with Green-Wood’s President and other special guests. By appointment.

    DE WITT CLINTON PATRON $5,000

    De Witt Clinton (1769-1828) served as mayor of New York City, state senator, assembly¬man, governor and United States senator. He is interred in Green-Wood.

    All the benefits of Henry Evelyn Pierrepont Patrons, plus

    • One-time use of the Green-Wood historic chapel, which seats up to 100 persons in a presentation format or 75 for a dinner/lunch format. Catering, service, etc. not included.

    SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

    STUDENT Free

      Full-time students at the high-school, college, and graduate levels enjoy free membership at Green-Wood, with proof of their current student I.D. Student members enjoy many of the benefits of our Individual level.
    • Member prices for one person on all tours, programs and special events.
    • Subscription to our members’ magazine, The Arch.
    • Ten percent discount on books, T-shirts, bags and other merchandise in our store.
    • “This Week @ Green-Wood” email updates throughout the year.
    • Reciprocal membership benefits to the Brooklyn Historical Society.

    SENIOR $20

    • Seniors (age 62 and over) enjoy the full benefits of Individual-level members.