What’s Out There Weekend: Olmsted on Long Island

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What’s Out There Weekend: Olmsted on Long Island

What’s Out There Weekend: Olmsted on Long Island
Oct 22, 2022 to Oct 23, 2022
Planting Fields Foundation
Oyster Bay, NY
United States

Together with Planting Fields Foundation, The Cultural Landscape Foundation celebrates the bicentennial of Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr.'s, birth by exploring his legacy on Long Island with a weekend of free, expert-led tours. The event will feature more than a dozen sites, including iconic estates, cemeteries, sanctuaries and nurseries, and more. This event is held in conjunction with the October 20 – 21 symposium, Situating the Residential Projects of the Olmsted Firmat Planting Fields (separate registration).

A guidebook will be produced in tandem with the Weekend.

 

SATURDAY - October 22

Locust Valley Cemetery | 9:00 - 10:30 AM | led by Amy Driscoll (Locust Valley Cemetery)

Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park | 10:00 - 11:30 AM | led by Patricia O’Donnell (Heritage Landscapes LLC)

Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve | 11: 00 AM - 12:30 PM | led by Jessica Brassler (The Caumsett Foundation)

Dosoris Cemetery | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | led by John Melillo (Dosoris Cemetery)

Memorial Cemetery of St. John’s Church | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | led by Patricia O’Donnell (Heritage Landscapes LLC)

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Campus | 12:30 - 2:00 PM | led by Daniel Miller (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Campus)

The Creek | 2:00 - 3:00 PM | led by Thomas Dunne (Independent Historian and Author)

 

SUNDAY - October 23

Bayard Cutting Arboretum | 9:00 - 10:30 AM | led by Kevin Wiecks (Bayard Cutting Arboretum)

Munsey Park Incorporated Village| 10:00 - 11:30 AM | led by Andrew Cronson (Village of Munsey Park)

Lattingtown Gold Coast Estate | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | led by Henry P. Davison III

La Selva| 12:30 – 2:00 PM | led by Debra Del Vecchio (La Selva)

Conklin Amphitheater (Seminary of the Immaculate Conception) | 2:00 - 3:30 PM | led by Bruce Baumann (Seminary of the Immaculate Conception) and Stephen Ubertini

Oheka Castle | 4:15 - 5:45 PM | led by Paul Mateyunas (Gold Coast Historian)

 

COMING SOON

Nassau County Civic Center

Welwyn Preserve

Planting Fields Foundation
1395 Planting Fields Road
Oyster Bay, NY 11771
United States