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?
In 1903, Augustus Saint-Gaudens served on the Federal Government's Macmillan Commission to beautify and re-design the mall in Washington, D.C