There is only one National Park Service Site in New Hampshire: Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
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Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
As the only unit of National Park Service Sites in New Hampshire, the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site is a 370-acre property in Cornish, New Hampshire. Out of the 370 acres of land area, 175 acres of this is federally owned. The historic site encompasses and preserves the home, gardens, and studios of Augustus Saint-Gaudens. He is the foremost sculptor in America. The property that is preserved within this national historic site was his home during the summer in the late 19th century. It also served as his home until his death in 1907.
The main house was built in 1817 and it comes with its own garden and studio where he spent his time producing some of his best works. Today, the site also serves as the center for the Cornish Art Colony. The park that surrounds the main house offers two hiking trails – for those who want to explore the natural areas around the home. There is also an on-site exhibit wherein Saint-Gaudens’ original sculptures are on display. There are also reproductions of his masterpieces on display.
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