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Frederick Law Olmsted: Designer of America & His Staten Island Roots Free Virtual Program

Saturday, October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Frederic Law Olmsted

Friends of Olmsted-Beil House & Turnstile Tours Present

Frederick Law Olmsted: Designer of America & His Staten Island Roots Free Virtual Program

1853 Map Showing Olmsted's Staten Island Property

Map Image credit: 1853 map detail showing Olmsted’s Staten Island property, N.Y.P.L

Join historian and filmmaker Laurence Cotton (originator of and consulting producer to the PBS special “Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America”) as he shares the remarkable life and career of the Renaissance-man Olmsted–writer, philosopher, social reformer, advocate for the preservation of natural scenery, and creator of some of the most beautiful public and private parks and gardens in all of N. America. Mr. Cotton will include a focus on Olmsted’s life on Staten Island and his time at Tosomock Farm.

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This is a FREE event.

This event is produced by Turnstile Tours

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Date:
Saturday, October 29
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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