New Hampshire Saint Gaudens Historic Site map and highlights

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New Hampshire Saint Gaudens Historic Site map and highlights

Saint-Gaudens  National Historic Site in New Hampshire
Basic information for visitors to the  Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site In western New Hampshire, in  Cornish.     
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in western New Hampshire, in Cornish.     
This renowned artist's retreat in the New Hampshire hills was  the home and studio of Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907), one of  Americas most popular and talented sculptors. Centered on Saint-Gaudens'  18th-century Federal-style house, "Aspet," combines secluded studios,  galleries, and gardens where the artist's works are on display. A stable  building houses a collection of antique carriages. The site was  authorized in 1964 and established in 1977.     
WHAT TO SEE & DO     
Hiking, picnicking, touring gardens, house, and galleries,  viewing orientation video. Facilities: Information booth, movie, guided  and self-guided tours, hiking trails. Picnic tables. Programs &  Events: Interpretive tours of house, art exhibits. Sunday concert series  (July-mid-Aug.). Tips & Hints: Walking tours are one hour. Turning  around is difficult for large RVs towing vehicles. Busiest July and  Aug., least crowded May and June.     
FOOD & LODGING     
Camping: None at site. In Ascutney, VT: Running Bear Camping  Area (6248 U.S. 5, tel. 802/674-6417; 159 sites; $20-$27; flush toilets,  showers, hook-ups).  Hotels: None in park. In West Lebanon, NH: Airport  Economy Inn (45 Airport Rd., tel. 603/298-8888; 56 rooms; $110). In  Newport, NH: Newport Motel (467 Sunapee St., tel. 603/ 863-1440 or  800/741-2619; 18 rooms; $60-$80). X Restaurants: None in park. In  Windsor, VT: Windsor Diner (135 Main St., tel. 802/674-5555; $7.50).     
FEES, PERMITS & REGULATIONS     
Entrance fee: $5 adults, free ages 16 and under. No snowmobiles  or off-road vehicles. Buildings and grounds open late May-Oct., daily  9-4:30; grounds also open Nov.-late May, daily 8-dark.     
HOW TO GET THERE     
9 mi north of Claremont via Rte. 12A; 2 mi from Windsor, VT via  I-91 to Exit 8 or 9; or via 1-89 to Exit 20, heading 12 mi south.  Closest airports: Lebanon, NH (11 mi), NH (80 mi), and Windsor Locks, CT  (125 mi).   
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site. Basic information for  visitors to the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site In western New  Hampshire, in Cornish.
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