Prominently placed at the North West corner of Congress Park is one of Saratoga’s greatest treasures; The "Spirit of Life". This memorial was dedicated in 1915 to Spencer Trask (1844-1909) by his wife Katrina and his business partner George Foster Peabody. After the death of his first child Alanson, Spencer bought an estate in Saratoga Springs hoping the distance would help his wif...

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