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In 1865, Frederick Law Olmsted cofounded the magazine The Nation, the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States. The magazine is devoted to politics and culture.

Monthly Archives: September 2011

News: Meet Justin Martin, Author of Genius of Place

September 12, 2011

Join Olmsted Parks Conservancy for an evening with Justin Martin, author of Genius of Place–The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted.   Learn More about the author and book. 610 Magnolia Restaurant Wednesday, October 12, 2011 6:00pm to 8:30pm Enjoy wine, appetizers and book discussion with the author. Tickets $65 per person and limited in number. Mr. Martin more >

News: Park Naturalist Informational Session Offered on 9/8/2011

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September 07, 2011

If you enjoy being outdoors and working with others who share a love of the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks please consider becoming a Park Naturalist. This volunteer position will lead groups who help out in the Olmsted Parks. We will provide in-depth training on native plants and animal life, park restoration techniques, and Olmsted’s principles. To more >

News: Board Member Rob Auerbach is Recognized.

September 07, 2011

Big Awards for Small Business – Celebration of Small Business Luncheon The 2011 Celebration of Small Business Luncheon, held Wednesday, August 31 at the Galt House, highlighted the ‘Big Impact of Small Business’ in Greater Louisville. Annually, the event recognizes the best and brightest small businesses. This year’s field boasted over 1,600 nominees and a more >

News: Biography of Frederick Law Olmsted

September 02, 2011

                                                       To learn how you can meet Justin Martin, author of Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted. CLICK HERE. Most people have heard of our great parks Cherokee Park, Shawnee Park and Iroquois Park Central Park but few can identify Frederick Law Olmsted as the man behind the great design of those more >