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Central Park: Before and After Frederick Law Olmsted

Tuesday, April 19th at 7 p.m.

Most people are familiar with Central Park’s celebrated design by Frederick Laaw Olmsted and his co-designer Calvert Vaux, but few know the history of that landscape before Olmsted got his position in 1857 as superintendent. Learn about the condition of the land, who lived there, what had happened there over several centuries and the social and political situation he found there.


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Darien Library, Darien Nature Center, Sara Cedar Miller