friends of fairsted

Friends of Fairsted works with the National Park Service to benefit the Olmsted National Historic Site

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Olmsted Firm

builds awareness of the Olmsted legacy to support the Olmsted National Historic Site

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Driends of Fairsted Lecture Series

provides lectures, research fellowships, and outreach in support of the park’s mission

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Olmsted Dayton Park

promotes the relevance of landscape design history and its influence on present day society

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olmsted jamaica pond parkway plan

assists the National Park Service with preservation of the Olmsted Archives

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FRIENDS OF FAIRSTED is a non-profit partner of Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, devoted to enhancing public understanding of the Olmsted legacy. Fairsted is the historic name Olmsted gave his property in Brookline.  Learn more

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FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE preserves the historic design office, archives, home, and designed landscape associated with Frederick Law Olmsted and the Olmsted firm.  Learn more

OLMSTED’S 200th BIRTHDAY 2022 is the bicentennial of Frederick Law Olmsted’s birth!


The National Association for Olmsted Parks is leading a consortium of national and local groups to plan celebrations to honor his legacy. Stay tuned for news regarding this important anniversary.

FY2021 Annual Report is available for viewing.

Friends of Fairsted Fall Lecture, December 2, 2021, featuring Elizabeth Hope Cushing. Learn more.

Announcing the 2021 Beveridge Fellowship & Research Grant Recipients! Learn more.

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Friends of Fairsted raises funds for special programs and projects that support Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site and that raise awareness about the Olmsted firm. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation.
Thank you.