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Olmsted Parks in Person

April 29 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

BUS TOUR

When: Saturday, April 29, 2017

Time: 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (with optional reception at Olmsted family home in Cheshire, CT)

Pickup Locations: CTfastrak Station, West Hartford and Homewood Suites, Hartford

Program registered with LA CES (3.0 PDH/HSW) and AIA-CES (3.0 LU/HSW)

Join us as we tour several parks in Greater Hartford to explore the Olmsted
firm’s legacy here. Parks officials, historians, and Olmsted advocates from across the country will help us explore the origin of these sites, why people still enjoy them today, and how we can work to preserve and adapt these historic landscapes in the context of modern times.

Tour stops include:

  • Old North Cemetery (Olmsted family burial site)
  • Keney Park
  • Bushnell Park / Hartford Capitol Grounds
  • Pope Park
  • Walnut Hill Park

Cost: $60 (includes box lunch)
See the brochure for more info, then use the mail-back form or register online.

(Deadline: April 25)

Details

Date:
April 29
Time:
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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