Address: S of Plainfield off NH 12-a, Cornish, New Hampshire. County/parish: Sullivan.
Park name: Saint Gaudens National Historic Site. 7 contributing buildings. 1 contributing site. 1 contributing object.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.
Also known as:
Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park in Cornish, New Hampshire, preserves the home, gardens, and studios of Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848–1907), one of America's foremost sculptors. This was his summer residence from 1885 to 1897, his permanent home from 1900 until his death in 1907, and the center of the Cornish Art Colony. There are two hiking trails that explore the park's natural areas. Original sculptures are on exhibit, along with reproductions of his greatest masterpieces. It is located on Saint-Gaudens Road in Cornish, 0.5 miles (0.80 km) off New Hampshire Route 12A.(read more...)
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National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000120