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?
At the great,1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris, Augustus Saint-Gaudens won the Gran Prix for the artwork he exhibited, including the Shaw Memorial and Sherman Monument.