May
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Saturday

2020-5-09 2020-5-09 America/New_York Olmsted Historic Walking Tour of Anderson Park Before Anderson Park existed, three houses and a fire station sat on the property. Find out where they went and other surprising stories about how this Olmsted-designed Essex County park came to be created over a century ago, how it shaped Upper Montclair, and how it led to the formation of other Montclair parks. Also hear about efforts to rejuvenate the landscape of this park, on the National Register of Historic Places. Meet at the boulder at the park's northeast entrance. Handicap accessible. (Check the Friends of Anderson Park Facebook page for weather updates.) 274 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043 Friends of Anderson Park Lisanne@friendsofandersonpark.com

Olmsted Historic Walking Tour of Anderson Park

Olmsted Historic Walking Tour of Anderson ParkSponsored by Friends of Anderson Park. 274 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043. 10 a.m. Before Anderson Park existed, three houses and a fire station sat on the property. Find out where they went and other surprising stories about how this Olmsted-designed Essex County park came to be created over a century ago, how it shaped Upper Montclair, and how it led to the formation of other Montclair parks. Also hear about efforts to rejuvenate the landscape of this park, on the National Register of Historic Places. Meet at the boulder at the park's northeast entrance. Handicap accessible. (Check the Friends of Anderson Park Facebook page for weather updates.) For more info: http://www.friendsofandersonpark.com/, Lisanne@friendsofandersonpark.com, (973) 477-7207. Free.