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Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

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Once the home of sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, this beautiful home and garden is now open to the public for free concerts and picnics.
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Maxfield Parrish Highway, Cornish, NH
+1 603-675-2175
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Augustus Saint-Gaudens had long been known to me as the sculptor who designed and the famous $20 gold coin known as the Saint-Gaudens double eagle which is considered by many to be the most beautiful US coin ever minted but I knew little else about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed November 1, 2018

We used our Senior National Park Pass to visit this National Historic Site. We visited because of Saint-Gaudens' highly sought-after gold coins. However, we did not feel there was enough information regarding this aspect of his life. We spent 1 hour and 30 minutes visiting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

After Reading Sargent’s Women, we decided to take a road trip from Newport to Boston in order to see the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and then up to New Hampshire to see Saint- Gaudens National Park. What a fun two days. The park is wonderful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Wendylr
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Nice drive and nice setting. Lots of history and art too see. Self guided tours. Except house. Lots of statues. And reliefs like The Shaw Memorial. Nice country lane drive to it in fall colors. Very well worth the time.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

What a great place to learn about this really great sculptor. Beautiful grounds and wonderful replicas on the grounds. Worth seeing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Faith G
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Superbly maintained by National Park Service. Original home of sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Preliminary introductory film provides excellent background on the man, his works, and the estate. Illustrates the personification of the American dream where the son of a perceptive French immigrant cobbler became one of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

Saint-Gaudens is perhaps one of the most significant sculptors in American art history. But he is forgotten, or perhaps not known, by much of the public. This presentation of his home, gardens and studios is inspiring. There are pieces here that put a lump in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank redcayenne
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Great setting, good story, fantastic sculptures, beautiful home and furnishings plus knowledgeable and helpful staff...what more could you want?

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mblam7
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Well worth a detour to see the beautiful gardens, sculptures, and historic home. And free with a senior National Park Service pass.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

This was a totally unexpected visit. We had never heard of Saint-Gaudens. it is a National Historic Site managed by the NPS. We had our NPS pass and used it for admission. A lawn concert was going on when we first arrived so we toured...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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July 24, 2017|
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Response from RM1Paris | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I have no idea. I don't recall seeing any pets. Call the National Park Service, they will help.