Fairsted was both a home and an office. On these pages, get to know some of the many people who walked the floors and grounds of this place and others who played a role in the Olmsted story.
Frederick Law Olmsted moved here with his family: his wife, Mary; his daughter, Marion; and his sons, John Charles and Frederick Jr.
Olmsted and his sons also worked alongside other landscape architects and employees in the office wing. Early apprentices and partners, Charles Eliot and Henry Codman, worked along side the Olmsted family on key projects.
Birth and Death: 1822-1903
Years at Firm & Position:Partner:1857-1897
Birth and Death: 1870-1957
Years at Firm & Positions: Apprentice:1895-1897, Partner: 1897-1949, Consultant: 1949-1957
Name:John Charles Olmsted
Birth and Death: 1861-1948
Birth and Death: 1830-1921
Birth and Death: 1791-1873
Birth and Death: 1863-1893
Positions and Years at Firm: Apprentice: 1884-1887, Partner: 1889-1893
Positions and Years at the Firm: Apprentice: 1883-1887; Partner: 1893-1897
Birth and Death: 1824-1895
Years at Firm & Position: Partner:1857-1872
Last updated: February 2, 2022