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.

View of the house, gardens, and walkway leading to the house

Chatham Manor

The Cultural Landscape at Chatham Manor

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.

 

View of the Commandant's House garden, with low-growing, colorful vegetation flanking the walkway up to the house.

Commandant’s House

Commandant’s House Garden Redesign

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.

Photo of cannon overlooking rehabilitated battlefield

Gettysburg Battlefield

Landscape Rehabilitation at Gettysburg National Military Park

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.  

Agricultural fields cultivated by Roxbury Farm

Agricultural Landscape at Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

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.

View of a road leading to the entrance of the Courthouse

Appomattox Court House

The Cultural Landscape at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

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.

Gold sculpture and corner of building in foreground, mountain in the background

Pan Statue, Little Studio, and view of Mount Ascutney at Aspet

The Cultural Landscape at Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park

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.

Expansive view across the wetland landscape with a few trees in the middle ground

Jacob Jackson Home Site

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.

view of two-story wood frame house.

Fairsted, Brookline, Massachusetts

The Cultural Landscape at Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic 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.

Historic photograph of a large group of women walking in the street with signsCultural Landscape at Women’s Rights National Historical Park

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.

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