Full many a glorious morning have I seen
the mountain-tops with sovereign eye,
with golden face the meadows green,
pale streams with heavenly alchemy.
Bridge to Tom Patterson Island.
page is dedicated to four men who were instrumental in the formation of
the city's parks:
Dolan Natural Park.
E.H. Eidt: a local dentist who had "a vision of what nature, aided by man's
handiwork, could do for his city". A Beacon Herald quote.
Thomas Orr: a local architect, champion of the parks system, and originator
of the band shell on the south shore of the Avon river.
McLagan: a furniture manufacturer, who donated both land and money.
Dolan: a reporter who became a managing editor of The Beacon Herald newspaper.
He spent thirty five years on the board.
woodland walkway, dedicated to local flora.
would you like to see a summer park activity.