Thanks to everyone who joined us for the tour! For those who missed out, watch above or follow this link. Here are some additional links you might find useful:
Concourse Lake Digital Guide: includes interactive maps and guides to exploring Concourse Lake and beyond.
Smith Memorial Arch Guide: contains background information on this iconic gateway to Fairmount Park.
Join the Association for Public Art (aPA) and Fairmount Park Conservancy (FPC) for a virtual lunchtime tour of Concourse Lake and the nearby Smith Memorial Arch – both located in West Fairmount Park’s historic Centennial District, where 10 million people celebrated the nation’s hundredth anniversary in 1876.
Lindsey Walker from Fairmount Park Conservancy will lead the tour of Concourse Lake, pointing out interesting plants and trees around the lake. Caitlin Martin and Ashley Lippolis from Association for Public Art will lead the tour of Smith Memorial Arch, which is .6 miles from Concourse Lake and serves as a gateway to Fairmount Park.