Proposed Cornish Colony History and Art Center

cornishCornish may once again be home for the art community. The Cornish Colony History and Art Center is a possibility for the Blow Me Down Farm which was donated to the Park Service by the Saint-Gaudens Memorial in 2010, The US Park Service begun its 30 day public comment period for the proposed plan for the property last week. The other alternative for the property is leave it as it is currently. To learn more about this project or to give public comment visit http://parkplanning.nps.gov.

In 1885 founder of the Cornish Colony, Augustus Saint-Gaudens established the art community that  attracted a summer colony of artists such as Stephen and Maxfield Parrish, Ethel Barrymore, Fredric Remington, Winston Churchill  and was at times the summer home of President Woodrow Wilson to name a few.

 

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