Birth of the Essex County Park System: 125th Anniversary - Online
Sponsored by Adult School Dept. of the Montclair Public Library. 11:00 AM. As the Essex County Park system celebrates 125 years, find out how it all started, from 1867 when Frederick Law Olmsted was invited to Newark to propose his ideas for a large public park in the city, à la Central Park to 1895, when the nation's first county park system was formed. Explore the benefits of a county system, how park sites were selected and the parkways that once linked the parks. Reservations / registration required by 06/16/2020. For more info: https://asm.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=46283&int_category_id=0&int_sub_category_id=0&int_catalog_id=0, email@example.com, 973-744-0500. Free.