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The tombstone of graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat at (Credit: AP)

The tombstone of graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery in New York. The 478-acre site is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year and a special exhibition on Green-Wood is opening at the City Museum of New York. (May 2, 2013)

Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn

Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery in New York. The 478-acre site is celebrate its 175th anniversary.

The grave of graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat at
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The grave of graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery. The 478-acre site is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year and a special exhibition on Green-Wood is opening at the City Museum of New York. (May 2, 2013)

The tombstone of graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat at
(Credit: AP)

The tombstone of graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery in New York. The 478-acre site is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year and a special exhibition on Green-Wood is opening at the City Museum of New York. (May 2, 2013)

The grave site of Charles Ebbets and his
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The grave site of Charles Ebbets and his son, Charles Ebbets Jr., founders of the Brooklyn Dodgers, at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery. The 478-acre site is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year and a special exhibition on Green-Wood is opening at the City Museum of New York. (May 2, 2013)

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The grave marker of American composer and conductor
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The grave marker of American composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery. The 478-acre site is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year and a special exhibition on Green-Wood is opening at the City Museum of New York. (May 2, 2013)

A burial ground for Civil War soldiers at
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A burial ground for Civil War soldiers at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery in New York. (May 2, 2013)

The final resting place for 12-year-old Clarence MacKenzie,
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The final resting place for 12-year-old Clarence MacKenzie, The Little Drummer Boy, Brooklyn's first casualty of the Civil War, at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery. (May 2, 2013)

The catacombs at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery. The 478-acre
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The catacombs at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery. The 478-acre site is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year and a special exhibition on Green-Wood is opening at the City Museum of New York. (May 2, 2013)

The site of Battle Hill, the highest point
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The site of Battle Hill, the highest point in Brooklyn and the first major Revolutionary War battle fought after the Declaration of Independence, at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery. (May 2, 2013)

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A gravestones at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery. The 478-acre
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A gravestones at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery. The 478-acre site is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year and a special exhibition on Green-Wood is opening at the City Museum of New York. (May 2, 2013)

A view of Manhattan from Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery.
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A view of Manhattan from Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery. The 478-acre site is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year and a special exhibition on Green-Wood is opening at the City Museum of New York. (May 2, 2013)

A mausoleum fashioned after a pyramid at Brooklyn's
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A mausoleum fashioned after a pyramid at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery. The 478-acre site is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year and a special exhibition on Green-Wood is opening at the City Museum of New York. (May 2, 2013)

The burial site of DeWitt Clinton at Brooklyn's
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The burial site of DeWitt Clinton at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery. The 478-acre site is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year and a special exhibition on Green-Wood is opening at the City Museum of New York.(May 2, 2013)

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