Chesterwood was the summer estate and studio of American sculptor Daniel Chester French (1850–1931) in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1965. It is now a house museum of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and open for tours during the warmer months. The estate covers 122 acres (0.5 km 2) of forest and field in the Berkshires, with French's summer home, studio, and garden dating from the 1920s. His studio and barn contain sculptural studies for a number of his works, most notably:
  • 1875 The Minute Man, Old North Bridge, Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1906 The Continents, United States Customs House, New York City
  • 1921 Samuel F. Dupont Memorial, the fountain at Dupont Circle, Washington, DC
  • 1922 Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC
It is located at 4 Williamsville Road in Stockbridge.

Other Berkshire Cottages/Museums
  • Ventfort Hall
  • The Mount (Lenox, Massachusetts)
  • Naumkeag

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