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Seneca Park

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Seneca Park, 1928

The walking path is a 1.2 mile long oval path.


     Seneca Park is located in Eastern Metro Louisville, and has 526.02 acres.  Land for the park and for Bowman Field was purchased in 1928 by the Louisville Parks Commission from Baron von Zedtwitz of Germany.

     The Olmsted Brothers firm was hired to design the park, their last park design for Louisville.  The Olmsted firm started by Fredrick Law Olmsted, designed New York's Central Park and many of the most prestigious landscapes in the United States.   They also designed Cherokee Park, Iroquois Park, Shawnee Park, Bernheim Forest, the neighborhoods of Lakeside, old Indian Hills, parts of Cherokee Gardens, Louisville Country Club, and Big Springs Country Club.  They also designed Cave Hill Cemetery, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and landscaping of the Brown-Forman Distilleries plants in Shively.  

     Seneca Park has 500,000 visitors a year and is rated in the top 100 municipal parks in the country.

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