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For four years I’ve blogged mostly about my personal genealogy in New England (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire), New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, and the Eastern Townships of Quebec, Canada. I still will, can’t forget my own roots.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

You Already Saw the Studio and Gardens, Now for the House


The Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
Cornish, New Hampshire

I have been to many National parks, and you've might have seen many postings of mine (check legend for 82 Travel and Tourism sites), and I must say, this is among my favorite sites. I like everything about this place, the trails, the fabulous gardens, grounds around the buildings, all the sculptures in the gardens and the studio. You must see the studio of well-known August Saint-Gaudens, sculptor of the famous Shaw Memorial. The original Shaw Memorial is in Boston, and is due to get a face lift soon, and that is what prompted me to post this now. In addition, I am posting photos of the interior of the house, taken last fall.

Previous posts are:
Home, Gardens and Studio of Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Patriot and the Sculpturer, Both are Well-known. One Didn't Come Back

Photos of the Shaw Memorial, the original memorial is in Boston.


  
I recently received notification regarding the real memorial, which is in Boston, Massachusetts, and this prompted me to write this post.

Lovely side porch where we wait to tour the house, all 4 rooms seen on our own.
Front door was closed, we came in on the side. As you can see, two rooms are roped off.

Dining Room

Two Parlors

Pantry and Kitchen






From the window at the above left, I took this picture.



Upstairs was closed.

Studio (above)
Top border of the studio.
Some of Mr. Saint-Gauden's work, shown in the studio.

Studio front.

"Abraham Lincoln: The Man" often called "Standing Lincoln." This statue is 12 feet and was commissioned in 1884 for the Lincoln Park in Chicago.

These two photos of the front were taken in 2013, but not shared, simply because you can't see the house. The other day, the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site stated, that this tree, the Thorneless Honeylocust is 99 feet tall and 201.60 inches wide. It's the largest in all of New Hampshire.

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