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INDIVIDUAL $30

  • One coupon for a free regularly priced (less than $20) tour or event.
  • Access to tickets before the general public.
  • 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 CIRCLE

    Green-Wood is proud to announce the launch of its all new Green-Wood Patrons Circle – an initiative for everyone who truly loves this wonderful historic landmark. Patrons will enjoy specially curated evenings including private “History Dinners” (think vintage dinner party), talks with artists and historians, vintage bike rides, tree nights in the cemetery, and more. Please click here to learn more.

    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 curated events throughout the year including private “History Dinners,” talks with artists and historians, vintage bike rides, tree nights in the cemetery, and more.
    • Invitations to all Green-Wood press and publicity briefings.
    • Recognition on the Green-Wood website and in the Historic Fund’s Annual Report.
    • 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, assemblyman, 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.