OLMSTED 200

 

CELEBRATING THE LIFE and CONTRIBUTIONS of

FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED

during the year of his 200th BIRTHDAY

 

April 26, 2022

 

HAPPY 200th BIRTHDAY,

FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED!

US House Proclamation

~ sponsored by Representative French Hill ~

recognizing and celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted

and his contributions to open public spaces for all Americans enhancing sound physical and mental health

US Rep French Hill sharing the US House Proclamation for Olmsted Day with attendees of the Moss Mountain Olmsted event on April 22
US Rep French Hill sharing the US House Proclamation for Olmsted Day with attendees of the Moss Mountain Olmsted event on April 22
US Rep French Hill and P. Allen Smith along with Mary Ann Gammill and Cathy Mayton ~ Planting a tree on April 22 at Moss Mountain in honor of Frederick Law Olmsted's 200th Birthday
US Rep French Hill and P. Allen Smith along with Mary Ann Gammill and Cathy Mayton ~ Planting a tree on April 22 at Moss Mountain in honor of Frederick Law Olmsted's 200th Birthday

The Governor joins many states across the nation in recognizing Frederick Law Olmsted’s important role in advocating for and providing citizens access to the natural environment by declaring April 26th as Frederick Law Olmsted Day in Arkansas in honor of the 200th anniversary of his birth.

Proclamation Documents available for download:

US House Proclamation for Olmsted
Olmsted_proclamation- US HOUSE.pdf
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Arkansas Proclamation for Olmsted
2022 Frederick Law Olmstead Day in Arkan
Adobe Acrobat Document 113.5 KB

"The Genius of the Place": Frederick Law Olmsted Landscape Architecture and Arkansas

 

Hosted by the Central Arkansas Library System, Hot Springs National Park, Fay Jones School of Architecture/University of Arkansas, Studio Main

on Apri 14, 2022

 

Link to watch the lecture video:

 

“The Genius of the Place”: Frederick Law Olmsted, Landscape Architecture and Arkansas - YouTube

 

 

 

Follow this ARTICLE LINK for Janet Carson's

 

"Father figure: Landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted celebrated as originator of U.S. public parks system"

 

published in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette

on March 19, 2022.