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Olmsted Park, 1908-1930

Landscape architect:
Olmsted, Frederick Law 1822-1903
Physical description:
1 folder+ 3 photographic prints, 1 lantern slide
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Massachusetts, Suffolk County, Boston
Olmsted Park (Boston, Massachusetts)
Emerald Necklace (Boston, Massachusetts)
Date:
1908
1908-1930
Notes:
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).
Summary:
The folder includes worksheets, an area map, and photocopies of information about the park.
Local number:
MA048000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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