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A Park System for All: The Olmsted Vision for Seattle – May 10th

May 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join historian and former FSOP board member at the Mercer Island Public Library on May 10th at 7:00 p.m. to learn about Seattle’s Olmsted Brothers-designed park and boulevard system. Jennifer will talk about the Olmsted Brothers’ vision for the park system, how it was implemented, and how it has shaped Seattle and contributed to the the city’s livability.

The event is free and open to the public. Mercer Island Public Library is located at 4400 88th Ave SE,
Mercer Island, WA 98040.

Black and white photo of school-age kids playing, standing and sitting on lawn interspersed with trees.
Hiawatha Park, 1925. Photo by Asahel Curtis. Courtesy Seattle Municipal Archives, 64050.

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Date:
May 10, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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