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Frederick Law Olmsted focused most of his attention on Central Park until the Civil War, when he took leave of absence to become general secretary of the United States Sanitary Commission. Forerunner of the American Red Cross.


Metro Police recruits become Park Champions for a day!

June 14, 2011

Recently, recruits from Louisville Metro Police Academy Class 21, joined Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s Park Champion volunteers in the fray as work to eradicate invasive plants in Cherokee Parks continued. Many thanks and good luck to the recruits- and thanks to all of our volunteers for their help restoring this popular destination!