SE Portland Treasure: Mt Tabor Park and Mr Olmsted

Perhaps you read the recent New York Times article about Frederick Law Olmsted and thought his name sounded familiar? Well, there is a good reason for that. See below for links to Mr Olmsted and Portland Parks.


This is the NYT article (subscriber OR free with registration OR from your public library):

In Photos: A walk through Frederick Law Olmsted's Enduring Gift: America’s Public Parks,” April 22, 2022.


Link for NYT subscribers OR others with registration:

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/04/22/us/frederick-law-olmsted-american-parks.html


Mr Olmsted and Portland Parks:


Mt Tabor Park is also a tourist destination. Who knew?! Read the "Travel Oregon" article:

https://www.travelportland.com/attractions/mount-tabor-park/

Archived: https://web.archive.org/web/20220425200102/https://www.travelportland.com/attractions/mount-tabor-park/


City of Portland, Parks Department:

Mt Tabor Park website:

https://www.portland.gov/parks/mt-tabor-park

Archived: https://web.archive.org/web/20220425195409/https://www.portland.gov/parks/mt-tabor-park


Oregon Encyclopedia, Mt Tabor Park and Olmstead: Visit the Oregon Encyclopedia and type the word Olmstead in the search box. Mr Olmsted left his mark on several Portland parks!

https://www.oregonencyclopedia.org/


Mt Tabor Park in Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Tabor_(Oregon)


Frederick Law Olmsted in Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Law_Olmsted


Last but not least: Read more about our neighborhood park at the Friends of Mt Tabor Park website: https://www.taborfriends.org/



This blog post was published on 4/25/22 (by Laura).


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