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Person Detail: Frederick Law Olmsted

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Full Name: Frederick Law Olmsted
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(1822-1903) Landscape architect, writer of documentary works. Bought, in 1848, a Staten Island farm named The Woods, where he lived and promoted agricultural reform. "Journeys and Explorations in the Cotton Kingdom" (1861).
Author's Timeline:
1848 Richmond County
Bought, in 1848, a Staten Island farm named The Woods, where he lived and promoted agricultural reform. 
1822 (Unknown) County
Olmsted was born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1822. 
1903 (Unknown) County
Olmsted moved to Belmont, Massachusetts in 1895 and remained there until his death in 1903.  
1861 (Unknown) County
"Journeys and Explorations in the Cotton Kingdom"
 

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