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10.26.2017
Bench Restoration more >
10.26.2017
Celebration of Victory Park Revitalization more >
10.26.2017
Cherokee Park: Bonnycastle Hill Restoration Project more >
10.26.2017
Volunteers Make Improvements at Chickasaw Park! more >

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“Gradually and silently the charm comes over us, the beauty has entered our souls; we know not exactly when or how.” -- Frederick Law Olmsted

Projects

Bench Restoration

October 26, 2017

Bench Restoration John Hayes 9.28.17 (2)

Olmsted Park Steward John Hayes has been improving the woods in the parks, not by removing invasive plants, but restoring our Olmsted Park benches. John is a retiree and experienced woodworker. To-date, he has restored 14 Olmsted Park benches, donating over 150 hours of hard work. The Conservancy greatly appreciates John’s efforts, which help to enhance places for park visitors to take a break and celebrate the beauty of Louisville’s Olmsted Parks. Thank you John!
If you are interested in helping improve the Olmsted Parks, call 502-456-8125.