The country home, studio, and gardens of American sculptor Daniel Chester French, creator of such iconic public works as The Minute Man in Concord, Massachusetts, and the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. 

Situated on 122 acres. the National Trust for Historic Preservation site is where Chester lived and worked on over 200 public and private commissions for six months of the year. 

Many of French’s plaster sketches, including models of his Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial, are on view today in his Studio as well as in the permanent exhibit, Daniel Chester French: Sculpting an American Vision, in the Barn Gallery. 

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