Celebration of the 54th Regiment and the Shaw Memorial
A Celebration of the Massachusetts 54th Regiment
Saturday, August 10, 2013
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, NH
Harry Bradshaw Matthews, Associate Dean and Director, US Pluralism Center, Hartwick College and Executive Director of the US Colored Troops Institute for Local History and Family Research
David Blight, Class of 1954 Professor of American History, Director, Gilder Lehrman Center, Yale University
Did You Know?
Augustus Saint-Gaudens enjoyed winter sports and built a 30 ft. tall toboggan slide on the lawn next to his studio. A donkey pulled the sled and riders back up from the lower field, ¼ mile away.