Did you know that Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx is the final resting place to more Titanic passengers than any other site in the United States? Each year the cemetery hosts trolley tours on their grounds highlighting important figures who are buried in the over 400 acre cemetery, showcasing their beautiful landscape, and more.
On Saturday April 15 and Sunday April 16, Woodlawn’s Director of Historical Services Susan Olsen is hosting a tour of Woodlawn’s relationship to the Titanic’s notable passengers. This tour of their gravesites will also include the sites of several people who became indirectly, intertwined with the catastrophe that ranks among the worst of maritime disasters.
Woodlawn Cemetery is one of the largest cemeteries in New York City and is designated as a National Historic Landmark.
To learn more about Woodlawn’s upcoming tours and to purchase tickets, visit www.woodlawn.org.