Lincoln visits Hillsboro, Illinois.
N 39° 09.650 W 089° 29.620
16S E 284544 N 4337586
Quick Description: Life size statue of Lincoln in Hillsboro, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 2/25/2011 10:12:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMAV0A
John McClarey, award-winning sculptor and historian, says the Hillsboro statue - Among Friends - a life-size bronze sculpture of Lincoln depicts that he is happy to be back in Hillsboro, and Among Friends.
Lincoln stopped in Hillsboro several times while in the Illinois legislature traveling to the then State Capitol in Vandalia.
The date provided below is when the statue was unvailed in Hillsboro.
Location Type: Statue/Bust/Portrait
Property Type: Public
Date of Event: August 15, 2009.
This statue is located just Southwest of the old Montgomert County Courthouse.
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