Cornish (New Hampshire)

Cornish-Windsor Bridge - longest covered bridge in the US

Cornish is a town along the Connecticut River in New Hampshire. It includes the villages of Cornish Flat and Cornish Mills. Cornish is a scenic town with three covered bridges that is known as a summer retreat for artists and writers.

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Cornish is near Interstates 89 and 91. From Interstate 89 take Exit 20 (West Lebanon) and travel south on Route 12A. From Interstate 91 take Exit 8 (Ascutney, Vermont), cross the Connecticut River and travel north on Route 12A.

See

Saint Gaudens National Historic Site

Saint Gaudens National Historic Site, 139 Saint-Gaudens Road, Phone: +1 603 675-2175, Fax: +1 603 675-2701, . Late May–October, 9AM-4:30PM. Over age 16 $5 for seven days. National Park Pass admits holder and family.

Features the home, studios and gardens of the great American sculptor, Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907). The only National Park site in New Hampshire, it is one of only two in the National Park System dedicated to a visual artist. Six historic buildings are open to the public and over 100 of Saint-Gaudens' artworks are on exhibit in lovely formal gardens. Explore over two miles of nature trails or take sculpture classes given by a sculptor-in-residence. Summer concerts are also presented. A "junior ranger" program is available.

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Routes through Cornish

Hanover Lebanon  N  S  Claremont END


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