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National Park Lunchtime Lectures: Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site Presents ‘Olmsted’s Life & Legacy’
March 1 at12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Enjoy a virtual lunchtime lecture from the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site in Brookline, entitled “Olmsted’s Life and Legacy.” While the world knows him today as the foremost American landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted would live a full life well before designing open green spaces. From a childhood in New England, Olmsted went on to practice farming, journalism, administration, and a number of other professions. Despite trying on many hats, everything Olmsted did in his life prepared him to become a landscape architect. Examine Olmsted’s life from his early years up until his final days. Led by Community and Youth Engagement Coordinator Isabel Schulman.
NOTE: This program will be recorded. All registrants will receive the recording via email within 24 hours of the program.