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Charles Follen

Charles Follen

Charles Follen was an architect and landscape gardener who practiced in Boston from the 1850s through the early 1870s, focusing on the design of private homes and estates. He was also the author of the 1859 pamphlet Suggestions on Landscape Gardening. He entered into a partnership with the engineer Francis L. Lee in 1870 that lasted until Follen's death sometime that decade. Frederick Law Olmsted cited Follen as an important contributor to the field of landscape architecture.

If anyone has any information about Charles Follen's life and career, including birth and death dates please contact:

Dr. Gregory Kaliss
Associate Editor, Volume 9 of the Frederick Law Olmsted Papers Project

Research Associate in American Studies
Franklin & Marshall College
Lancaster, PA 17604-3003


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