Olmsted Trip

July 24, 2015
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JP resident Gerry Wright plays famed Emerald Necklace Park system designer Frederick Law Olmsted during an event at the Back Bay’s Shattuck Visitor Center on July 14. The event was a kick-off for Wright, who is traveling to Yosemite National Park and will visit many city, state and national parks on his journey. Wright was invited to Yosemite to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Report, which was written by Olmsted about preserving the area as a forerunner of the U.S. National Park system. (Courtesy Photo)

JP resident Gerry Wright plays famed Emerald Necklace Park system designer Frederick Law Olmsted during an event at the Back Bay’s Shattuck Visitor Center on July 14. The event was a kick-off for Wright, who is traveling to Yosemite National Park and will visit many city, state and national parks on his journey. Wright was invited to Yosemite to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Report, which was written by Olmsted about preserving the area as a forerunner of the U.S. National Park system. (Courtesy Photo)

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