Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

Address:139 St Gaudens Rd
Cornish, NH 03745

Phone:603-675-2175
Fax:603-675-2701
Web: www.sgnhs.org
Size: 148 acres.
Established: Authorized on August 31, 1964; established on May 30, 1977.
Location:Just off NH 12A in Cornish, New Hampshire, and 1.5 miles north of the Covered Bridge at Windsor, Vermont.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Hiking, cross-country skiing, self-guided audio tours, guided tours.
Special Features:The park includes the home, studios, and gardens of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, America's foremost sculptor of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This was Saint-Gaudens' summer residence from 1885-1897 and his permanent home from 1900 until his death in 1907. Original sculpture is on exhibit.

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"A visit to Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site is a window into the time," says Park Superintendent Rick Kendall.
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ART CRITIC ROBERT HUGHES once said: "If there was such a thing as the American Renaissance, then Saint-Gaudens embodied it in sculpture." Augustus Saint-Gaudens, whose life and artistry are commemorated at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire, was a uniquely talented artist.
For Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in New Hampshire, a partnership with a major museum is the only solution for an icon of American heritage: the Shaw memorial.