FS-010: Schuylkill River Heritage Area Bicycle Tour: Philadelphia Water Works to Valley Forge

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
Saddle up for an exciting day of cycling throughout the Schuylkill River Heritage Area! Experience unique and diverse cultural landscapes firsthand as we ride the Schuylkill River Trail from Center City to Valley Forge. Participate and learn as we interpret complex landscapes and places that have shaped our national identity.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Historic Preservation
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
4.25
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn to identify and interpret the four primary cultural landscape typographies: Historic Site, Historic Design Landscape, Historic Vernacular Landscape, and Ethnographic Landscape. Understand the complexities of multi-period cultural landscapes. 2. Understand how the preservation of historic resources and adaptive reuse of industrial properties have resulted in urban revitalization initiatives which enhance the sustainability of the Schuylkill River Heritage Area. 3. Gain an understanding of the history and development of Fairmount Park - one of the largest public parks and designed landscapes in the United States. 4. Study the composition and artists associated with a sculpture garden in Fairmount Park
Instructors
Timothy J.. Cassidy, ASLA, AICP; Mark W.. Heeb, ASLA; ; ;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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