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Beyond our Gates: Friends of Fairsted Lecture

March 15, 2012 @ 7:00 pm
March 15, 2012 @ 9:00 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery
580 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Please note that this event is at Wheelock College, and not Mount Auburn Cemetery. All attendees must register through the Friends of Fairsted.

Frederick Law Olmsted 1882-1890: Boston, Brookline, and Beyond

Ethan Carr, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and editor of Volume 8 0f The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted: The Early Boston Years 1882-1890, provides an insider’s look at the process of preparing the volume including new and revealing details of his work on the Boston Park System. The volume will be published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2013.

March 15, 2012
Wheelock College, 43 Hawes Street, Brookline, MA

6:00 pm Reception
7:00 pm Lecture

Free and open to the public
Limited seating – Reserve your spot now

To RSVP email Friendsoffairsted@gmail.com or call 617-566-1689 ext. 265.

Limited street parking is available. Public parking is not allowed in the Wheelock parking lot. This lecture is easily accessible by MBTA Green Line “C” Train – Hawes Street or “D” Train – Longwood stations.

Friends of Fairsted gratefully acknowledge the support of the following co-sponsors: National Park Service, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site; Wheelock College; Boston Society of Landscape Architects; Brookline Greenspace Alliance; Brookline Historical Socioety; Emerald Necklace Conservancy; Fenway Alliance; Friends of the Muddy River; High Street Hill Neighborhood Association; Historic New England; The Landscape Institute, Boston Architectural College; Massachusetts Historical Society; Mount Auburn Cemetery; Muddy River Restoration Project Maintenances & Management Oversight Committtee; National Association for Olmsted Parks; Pressley & Associates; Society of Architectural Historians, New England Chapter and The Trustees of Reservations.

Photo courtesy National Park Service, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site.

For more information, please visit the Friends of Fairsted website.

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