The video series was produced by the National Park Service (NPS) Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation (OCLP). The series was funded in part by the NPS National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) and in partnership with the National Council for Preservation Education and the American Conservation Experience. All videos were made through the efforts of production consultant Vanessa Hartsuiker, a digital media production consultant, who initiated this video series during an internship with the Olmsted Center.
This video illustrates the layers of landscape history at Chatham Manor, a unit of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. The video is based on research included in the Cultural Landscape Report for Chatham Manor.
This video follows OCLP’s Branching Out program, as they work with OCLP’s Designing the Parks interns to redesign and install a new garden at the Commandant’s House, located within the Boston National Historical Park. The design was based on research included in the Cultural Landscape Report for the Charlestown Navy Yard.
This video looks at battlefield landscape rehabilitation at the Gettysburg National Military Park battlefield from 1999 to 2014, as recorded in the Cultural Landscape Report for Gettysburg National Military Park, Record of Treatment, Volume I and Volume II.
This video highlights the Agricultural Management Guidelines: Martin Van Buren National Historical Site that facilitate collaboration between the NPS, Roxbury Farm CSA, and the Open Space Institute to cultivate land farmed by Martin Van Buren, the eighth president of the United States, of which only a portion is included within the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site.
This video depicts the significance of Appomattox Courthouse and the importance of treatment recommendations included within the Cultural Landscape Report for Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Volume II: Treatment Implementation Plan.
This video follows landscape changes at Aspet, home of sculpture Augustus Saint-Gaudens, documented and guided by four volume Cultural Landscape Reports for Saint-Gauden’s National Historical Park. The reports include site history and existing conditions, analysis, treatment recommendations, and a special volume focused on hedge management.
The Cultural Landscape of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park: Jacob Jackson Home Site
This video highlights the history and significance of the landscape associated with Harriet Tubman based on research for the forthcoming Cultural Landscape Report for the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park, Jacob Jackson Home Site.
This video highlights the history and significance of Fairsted, the home and office of Frederick Law Olmsted, considered the father of landscape architecture, as documented in Fairsted: A Cultural Landscape Report for the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site – Volume I: Site History and Cultural Landscape Report for Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site – Volume II: Existing Conditions, Analysis, and Treatment.
This video shares information about the four sites in Waterloo and Senaca Falls, New York that comprise the Women’s Rights National Historical Park. The video was created to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment.