• Sarah O'Brien

"Sarah O'Brien was the only person we'd met who had even considered the question."

Updated: Mar 28

That one time your quoted in a novel by Pulitzer Prize winner, Tony Horowitz, (god rest his soul). The novel, Spying on the South, retraces American urban planner Frederick Law Olmstead's journey to the south before the Civil War. t it.



Frederick Law Olmsted was an American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator. This final novel by author Tony Horowitz is a novel about journeys, among other things. I’ve always been intrigued by #civilwar history. So much so that my favorite movie as a little girl was #gonewiththewind not the Little Mermaid. And while landscape architecture isn’t in my wheelhouse, I’m thinking I might have a lot in common with Frank!




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Sarah served as a Texas Main Street manager for over a decade and is a proud two-time Past President of the Texas Downtown Association. She lives in Smithville Texas and has worked in local government. community development, destination management and downtown revitalization across the State of Texas. She is a motivational speaker, consensus builder, and visionary problem solver who helps organizations and communities understand their purpose and achieve collective impact.

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