Skip to global NPS navigation
Skip to main content
Skip to footer
National Park Service Logo
National Park Service
Return to The Civil War
Plans, Drawings and Photographs
Franklin Park: Drawing for Ellicottdale Arch
Separating carriage traffic above, from foot traffic below, the Olmsted firm designed the Ellicottdale arch in a ultra rustic-style. Roxbury Conglomerate (Puddingstone) was used as building material.
Franklin Park: General Plan
This is the General Plan for Franklin Park that the Olmsted firm submitted in 1885.
Franklin Park: Road Study
This shows the road study for Franklin Park. Road studies were usually done early in the design process.
Sheep in Franklin Park
Sheep were part of the experince of many Olmsted parks. They helped to create a rural environment and kept the meadows open.