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The Luck of the Irish
The Luck of the Irish

The Luck of the Irish

All of New York City looks forward to the month of March when we celebrate Irish heritage.  Woodlawn is a destination for those who are honoring the lore of St. Patrick and the notable figures who came from the Emerald Isle. There are several commissioned monuments on...
Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

Over the course of the past few months, many of the incredible women memorialized at Woodlawn were in the news. There were stories including Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) during the election, articles focusing on the future of the Irvington mansion built by Madam...
The Circus is in Town!

The Circus is in Town!

This month, New Yorkers will have one last chance to see the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus.  The Metropolitan Museum of Art is featuring historic images of the circus with an exhibition on George Seurat.  Woodlawn is a wonderful place to visit to...
Love Stories

Love Stories

Eternal Love When you wander Woodlawn’s grounds you will find unique memorials that tell the stories of those in our care.  During the month of February, we encourage you to discover some of the remarkable love stories of those at rest.  Wedding pictures decorate...
Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

In 1926, the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History designated the second week in February “Negro History Week.”  The annual commemoration was to be held in between the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. From the onset, Arturo “Arthur”...
Explorers of the Unknown

Explorers of the Unknown

Explore Woodlawn Even in the coldest months of the year, Woodlawn is a place to explore.  On days when roads are clear of ice and snow, you can discover monuments and memorials that are no longer hidden from view by the leaves that fill our extraordinary trees.  ...