Saint-Gaudens and Abraham Lincoln
Augustus Saint-Gaudens was a great admirer of Lincoln and created two monuments to the fallen president. A special exhibit and tour at the park features these two sculptures. A new, free booklet details the history and development of the monuments, as well as other connections between Saint-Gaudens and Lincoln.
Did You Know?
Augustus Saint-Gaudens was an artistic advisor for the 1893 Columbian Exposition. Calling it the greatest gathering of artists since the Renaissance, he designed the obverse of the Fair’s commemorative medallion.