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Frederick Law Olmsted – Bringing Nature to the City

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Laurence Cotton will give a visual tour of “Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr., as well as his two sons and the Olmsted Bros. landscape architecture firm, as the footprint of their works literally stretch across the entire continent of North America, with something of a focus on New England, in particular Massachusetts.

The Olmsted firm worked on over 20 projects in the city of Holyoke.

Laurence Cotton is a practicing public historian, and writer/producer of historical films for PBS including “Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America”. He was trained as a cultural anthropologist and brings that lens to bear on much of his work.  His visit to Holyoke will be one of his many stops on his 2022 tour of the U.S. to present programs about the Olmsted legacy.

Seats are limited so please sign up early.

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