Druid Hill Park: The Heart of Historic Baltimore

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Overview
Shady hills, rolling lawns, and gardens in the core of the city: Druid Hill Park lies at the heart of Baltimore, and made history as one of the first public parks in America. One of Frederick Law Olmsted's commissions, it led the way for other estates and green spaces to be deeded as parks that are open to all. Druid Hill's design reflects the tradition of European garden style and it stands as a natural refuge for fun and relaxation amid the urban neighborhoods of Baltimore.
Details
ISBN: 9781596292093
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: Maryland
Series: Landmarks
Images: 93
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6.875 (w) x 9.75 (h)
Author
Eden Unger Bowditch has been a magazine editor, musician, songwriter, recording artist, scriptwriter, and author. She has written for The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore Magazine, The Baltimore City Paper, Maryland Family, Urbanite Magazine and other periodicals. Her published books include Growing Up in Baltimore: A Photographic History (2001) and Baltimore's Historic Parks and Gardens (2004), both with Arcadia. She is on the Board of Directors for the Clyburn Arboretum Association. Mrs. Bowditch currently lives with her husband in Cairo, Egypt. Anne Draddy is a Parks Administrator with the Baltimore City Recreation and Parks.