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Eastern Promenade, Portland, Maine
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 43° 39.947 W 070° 14.392
19T E 400038 N 4835500
Quick Description: The Eastern Promenade is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is an Olmsted-designed park.
Location: Maine, United States
Date Posted: 10/3/2012 1:44:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMFDRA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
Views: 7

Long Description:
The Eastern Promenade consits of 68 acres of greenspace adjacent the Casco Bay in Portland, Maine. The construction of the 1.5 mile long park began in 1836, and was last work of Frederick Law Olmstead. The Promenade circles around the historic Munjoy Hill neighborhood and the park is the home of many historical memorials and monuments, including a decommissioned US battleship and 1891 bandstand. The vast majority of the current park features were added long after the park was designed by the Olmsteds,but the sweeping, curving promenade maintains the Olmsted flavor.


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Type of Public Space: Park, interconnecting with other parks via walk/bike path

Job Number: 01863

Architect: John Charles Olmsted and Frederick Law Olmstead Jr

Visit Instructions:
There are no specific visit requirements, however telling about your visit is strongly encouraged. Additional photos of the park to add to the gallery are also nice, but not required. Pictures with a GPS or you in them is highly discouraged.
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