The Sculptor

The Sculptor (HM1FIQ)

Location: Boston, MA 02108 Suffolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 21.451', W 71° 3.812'

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The Shaw - 54th Regiment Memorial, the outstanding tribute to soldiers of the Civil War, was created by one of America's foremost sculptors, Augustus Saint Gaudens (1848 - 1907). Born in Dublin, of s French father and an Irish mother, he grew up in New York, was apprenticed to a cameo cutter at 13, and studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. His best known works include the Adams Memorial in Washington, D.C., General Sherman in New York and President Lincoln in Chicago. His home in Cornish, New Hampshire is a National Historic Site. The setting for the memorial was designed by the distinguished architect, Charles F. McKim.
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 5:52am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 330059 N 4691534
Decimal Degrees42.35751667, -71.06353333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 21.451', W 71° 3.812'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 21' 27.06" N, 71° 3' 48.72" W
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Area Code(s)617, 781, 508, 857
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 26 Beacon St, Boston MA 02108, US
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