Language of Landscape
Let the language of Robert Frost's poetry illuminate the landscape of the Park as you listen to The Sound of Trees ponder Leaves Compared with Flowers and follow The Road Not Taken.
Learn about Frost's poetic musings on A Minor Bird and the Drumlin Woodchuck while making discoveries on the grounds of the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller mansion.
Explore Frost's words and Come In to the Forest Center and learn about this sustainable classroom in the woods. Let Frost's poem on Mowing give you a glimpse of some park operations.
1. The Sound of Trees Norway Spruce by carriage barn
2. A Minor Bird Facing Mansion front porch on right
3. Tree at my Window Right of Porte Cochere by cedar tree
4. Drumlin Woodchuck Next to big rock by Gazebo
5. Leaves Compared to Flowers Formal garden entrance
6. Tuft of Flowers Exit to garden behind Belvedere
7. Mowing By Pony shed near garden fence
8. The Road Not Taken Third path down, left end of pasture
9. The Oven Bird Path from pony field to carriage Rd
10. Come In Above Forest Center by the turn
11. Hyla Brook Above Forest Center down path
12. Mending Wall Overlooking wall btwn BF & MABI
13. Birches Mansion Grounds - double cottage
A Late Walk BF facing wall by triple birch
Pasture BF near yearling cows 1/2 way up
Experience the poetry of this quintessential New England poet. Frost's words will enrich and enhance your experience as you explore this landscape that reflects a legacy of 150 years of stewardship and a story of conservation.
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Last updated: October 5, 2015