The Farragut Monument Historical

The Farragut Monument Historical (HM1WEH)

Location: Cornish, NH 03745 Sullivan County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 30.041', W 72° 22.117'

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Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

The monument commemorating the Civil War naval hero Admiral David Glasgow Farragut was Saint-Gaudens' first public commission. It was begun in 1879 and unveiled in Madison Square Park, New York City in 1881, where it still stands.

Here in front of you is the original Hudson River bluestone base adapted from the designs drawn by the sculptor's friend, the architect Stanford White. With this commission Saint-Gaudens' reputation was assured and American sculpture revitalized.
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Date Added Friday, December 30th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 712734 N 4819781
Decimal Degrees43.50068333, -72.36861667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 30.041', W 72° 22.117'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 30' 2.46" N, 72° 22' 7.02" W
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Area Code(s)603
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 139 St Gaudens Rd, Cornish NH 03745, US
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