Event Calendar

Images 1-3,6-7 courtesy Frances Shedd Fisher, Images 4-5,8 courtesy Jean Stringham.

Walk: Walking Along World's End

Reservations required. Contact Olmsted NHS for details.

Friday, August 29, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Explore the natural and cultural history of World's End in Hingham, Massachusetts. Join rangers from Olmsted NHS and Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area as they traverse the drumlins that make up World's End Reservation. Discover all the landscape has to offer (including invasive plants) and why this became an ideal location for Frederick Law Olmsted to design a residential community.

Brookline Day

Free and open to the public.

Sunday, September 14, 11:00am to 3:00pm

Olmsted NHS and other sites in Brookline.

Frederick Law Olmsted chose to move to Brookline, and John F. Kennedy’s parents did too. Learn why, and celebrate all things Brookline at Larz Anderson Park on September 14th. Rangers from Brookline’s two National Parks, Frederick Law Olmsted NHS and John F. Kennedy NHS, will be joining other local organizations in offering a variety of family-friendly activities during the day. For more information visit http://www.brooklineday.org/.

Walk: The Back Bay Fens: Vision and Revision

Free and open to the public.

Sunday, September 21, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Meet at the John Boyle O'Reilly Statue at the intersection of Boylston Street and the Fenway, across from Boston Conservatory. (Walkable from Hynes Convention Center "T" station.)

Visit the landscape Olmsted transformed from the "foulest marsh and muddy flats ...anywhere in Massachusetts" into an urban oasis and learn about a landscape that has changed continually over the past two centuries.

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How to Get Here

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic is open with regularly-scheduled public tours offered on Fridays and Saturdays.

Further information, including hours, tour times and directions, is available at Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site’s website or by calling 617-566-1689 Monday through Saturday.

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