Young Abraham Lincoln – Vandalia, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama
N 38° 57.635 W 089° 05.636
16S E 318573 N 4314487
Quick Description: This statue of young Abraham Lincoln is located in Lincoln Park in the historical district of town.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 6/13/2018 12:57:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMYGGV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
This statue of young Abraham Lincoln is located in Lincoln Park in the historical district of town. The marker beneath it reads:

Young Lincoln said of his own ambitions, “ ... I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem." This representation of Lincoln in bronze at the time he served in the state legislature at Vandalia from 1834-39, before his rise to national prominence as President of the United States, is a symbol of the esteem to which Lincoln is held in the hearts and minds of people everywhere who cherish liberty and justice. John McClarey, Sculptor.
Location description: Lincoln Park

Statue's Subject: Abraham Lincoln

Artist: John McClarey

Visit Instructions:
Photo of the statue with person sitting on bench next to the statue, standing next to the statue or other-wise interacting appropriately with the statue(face of person does not need to show, gps does not need to be in photo).
Extra credit for having fun!!!

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