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This category is for listing all parks, parkways, campuses, and other open spaces designed by Frederick Law Olmsted or his two sons John Charles Olmsted and Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr.
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Olmsted Designed ParksOlmsted Park, "Emerald Necklace," - Boston, MA

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Of the parks that form Boston's Emerald Necklace, Olmsted Park is among the most natural and seclusive, with paths through thick woods and a boardwalk along a lily pond, as well as athletic fields and babbling brooks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/3/2009

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksJamaica Pond Park, "Emerald Necklace" - Boston, MA

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Jamaica Pond Park, part of Boston's Emerald Necklace, features a large pond surrounded by wooded paths, and has a boathouse/ranger station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/3/2009

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksFrederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

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In 1883, Olmsted moved his home to suburban Boston and established “Fairsted”, the world's first full-scale professional office for the practice of landscape design.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 2/21/2013

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksArnold Arboretum - Boston, MA

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The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is an arboretum located in the Jamaica Plain and Roslindale sections of Boston, Massachusetts. It was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and is the second largest "link" in the Emerald Necklace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mountain_Wanderer

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/24/2008

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksBack Bay Fens "Emerald Necklace" - Boston, MA

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The Back Bay Fens, which includes the Muddy River, some wetlands, memorials, victory gardens, and athletic fields, may be the most altered of the Olmsted parks in Boston's Emerald Necklace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/12/2010

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksPublic Garden - Boston, MA

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The Public Garden, also known as Boston Public Garden, is a large park located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts. It is home to the world famous Swan Boats and the ducks from "Make Wake for Ducklings".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/15/2009

last visited: 11/6/2013

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Olmsted Designed ParksThe Rockery/Memorial Cairn - Easton, MA

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Frederick Law Olmsted was hired by the Ames family in the North Easton village of Easton to beautify the lands, including the stone monument cairn called the Rockery, in the center of the intersection of Lincoln, Barrows, and Main St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/22/2010

last visited: 12/11/2011

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Olmsted Designed ParksThe Frederick Law Olmsted Park - Newport, Rhode Island

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The Frederick Law Olmsted Park, designed by landcape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, is located on Bellevue Avenue, in Newport, Rhode Island. The three acre park was named for Stoneacre, the mansion designed in 1884 by William Potter for John Ellis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: never

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