United States of America, Massachusetts, Suffolk County, Boston
Olmsted Park (Boston, Massachusetts)
Emerald Necklace (Boston, Massachusetts)
Part of the "Emerald Necklace" park system designed by Frederick Law Olmsted for the City of Boston, Olmsted Park was established in 1891. It includes Ward's Pond, tiny Willow Pond, a sweeping meadow, woodlands, and Leverett Pond, its western border. Originally named Leverett Park, it was renamed in honor of its designer in 1900. The park was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.
Persons associated with the site include Frederick Law Olmsted (landscape architect, 1891).
The folder includes worksheets, an area map, and photocopies of information about the park.
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: email@example.com