The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) connects people to places. TCLF educates and engages the public to make our shared landscape heritage more visible, identify its value, and empower its stewards.
Serving as an outdoor community space since 1882, the one-acre site first hosted the Free School Society’s Public-School No.5, which provided free night classes for people of color in addition to regular schooling.
Situated on a hill overlooking the Potomac River approximately fifteen miles south of Washington, D.C., this plantation was the home of the first U.S. President, George Washington.
PLACES: What's Out There
This searchable database raises public awareness of the rich diversity and interconnectedness of our shared landscape heritage. Spanning more than two centuries of American landscapes, the database is searchable by landscape name, locale, designer, type, and style.
Pioneers of American Landscape Design® chronicles the lives and careers of those who have designed our gardens, parks, streets, campuses, cemeteries, suburbs, and the innumerable other environments in which we live.