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Jack of All Trades: Frederick Law Olmsted (The History Buffs Podcast)

By July 21, 2016 No Comments

FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED IS MOST WELL KNOWN FOR BEING THE FATHER OF AMERICAN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE, BUT HE WAS ALSO SOMETHING OF A JACK-OF-ALL-TRADES: A SAILOR, FARMER, ABOLITIONIST, WRITER, REFORMER, PUBLIC HEALTH WORKER, AND CONSERVATIONIST.

Join Elizabeth and Dan as they chat about Olmsted’s fascinating life and work!

Head to the following link to listen to the full podcast: https://historybuffs.org/2016/07/17/jack-of-all-trades-frederick-law-olmstead/