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Footprints on the American Landscape: A Lecture About Frederick Law Olmsted

Join us for a delightful talk with author, Marta McDowell as she dives into the life and legacy of the individual who coined the term “landscape architect.” While most famous for his public parks, Olmsted’s commissions included the Biltmore Estate, the World’s Columbian Exposition, and campuses ranging from Stanford to Amherst. For a century, Olmsted and his sons dominated the profession and left a lasting mark on the landscape and psyche of America.

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May 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Cost: $20 – 25