Lincoln visits Hillsboro, Illinois.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere
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
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Corp Of Discovery
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Long Description:
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.

Location Notes:
This statue is located just Southwest of the old Montgomert County Courthouse.


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