The Saint-Gaudens Quest

Cornish, NH
Difficulty: Easy
Special Features: Architectural, Historical, Natural
Walking Conditions: Trail
Duration: 1:00
Season: Jun-Oct
Bring: Compass, Money


Discover the studio and gardens of one of America’s greatest sculptors.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site is located off Route 12A, about two miles north of the Cornish-Windsor covered bridge (longest covered bridge in the United States); and is 12 miles south on 12A from West Lebanon, N.H. From Rt. 12A, turn onto and head up Saint-Gaudens Road. The parking lot is a half mile up the road on your right.

Clues and Map

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Created by Gregory Schwarz in 2008.

Update to this Quest

September 2010. Update to the second to last stanza. Turn away from the Temple and look straight across. Search for the stump of the pine among the grass and moss. The hidden box is there, so write a note that you came Augustus used this self-caricature when he signed his name.