Lincoln with Dumb Hat and Nude Boy - Bennington, VT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 52.990 W 073° 12.592
18T E 646188 N 4749395
Quick Description: Lincoln with Dumb Hat and Nude Boy is a sculpture titled The American Spirit. It is located inside the gated courtyard of the Bennington Museum in Bennington, VT.
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 8/9/2014 4:42:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMM87Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 10

Long Description:
The American Spirit is an allegorical sculpture by Clyde Du Vernet Hunt, created in 1928. A 10.5' tall Abraham Lincoln is depicted wearing a top hat and a cape. He is rests his left hand on a seated female figure and his right hand on a standing nude boy. Abraham Lincoln represents Charity; the woman, Faith; and the boy, Hope.

The sculpture is best seen when the gate is open.

Dates and Hours:

July through October: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

February 14 through June, and November through December:
Daily, except Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed: July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Price of Admission: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Weekday Hours: From: 10:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Weekend Hours: From: 10:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

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