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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.”

Monthly Archives: October 2016

News: Wear Your Olmsted Park Pride!

October 17, 2016

Wear your Olmsted Park Pride for all to see. Donate $50 or more by October 31, 2016 and receive an Olmsted Park Pride t-shirt! You will help us plant more trees, clear trails, restore pavilions, eliminate invasive plants, repair restrooms, control erosion and more!

News: Mimi announces her retirement.

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October 05, 2016

After nearly 10 years as President, Mimi Zinniel has announced her plans to retire. Mimi has been at the helm of the Conservancy and responsible for tremendous growth over those years. “Through Mimi’s leadership, and with the dedicated efforts of an extraordinary staff, much has been accomplished,” said Earl Jones, Board of Trustees chairman. “We more >