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Fred's Facts

Frederick Law Olmsted noted that Cherokee Park offers “refreshment…in the contemplation of superb umbrageous trees, standing singly and in open groups distributed naturally upon a graceful greensward.”

Fred's Facts

April 13, 2011

The quality of “delicacy”, which involves variety, intricacy, and fine gradation of texture, tint and tone, was fundamental to Frederick Law Olmsted’s artistic and civilizing purpose.