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Commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, Hartford’s native son, with talks at the Isham-Terry House, a tribute at the Keney Clock Tower, and a memorial at Olmsted’s burial site in Old North Cemetery. Speakers include Dr. Don Poland (“Unconscious Influence, Olmsted’s Hartford”) and Bill Hosley (“More than Parks: F. L. Olmsted’s American Vision”).


This program will begin at the Isham-Terry House, located at 211 High Street in Hartford. Parking is available in the lot at the Public Safety Complex next door. Please use this map for reference. Following the speaker program at Isham-Terry, we will proceed on foot to the Keney Clock Tower and on to Old North Cemetery. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather; this event will proceed rain or shine.

Advance registration is required and will be available until 12 noon on Friday, April 22nd.

If space allows, additional tickets will be available at the door. If you have any questions, please contact Assistant Site Administrator Jana Colacino at butler.mccook@ctlandmarks.org or call 860-247-8996 to have your call directed.

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