Statue of Abraham Lincoln within Civil War Monument - Cambridge, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 42° 22.575 W 071° 07.225
19T E 325426 N 4693729
Quick Description: Inside a Civil War Monument in Cambridge Common is a bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln, and on one side is a quotation of the Gettysburg Address.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/21/2009 1:51:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM7Q57
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Corp Of Discovery
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Long Description:
In Cambridge on the Cambridge Common near Harvard Square, is a tall monument to the Civil War. At the center of the monument in an open alcove, stands a bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln, near life-size. The base of the statue is located about 10 feet above the ground. Below the statue are several plaques. Some of them are listings of names of men who died during the war. On one side is a plaque that has the entire text of the Gettysburg Address made by Lincoln in Gettysburg, PA.

The statue and monument was designed by Cyrus and Darius Cobb in 1870.
Location Type: Statue/Bust/Portrait

Property Type: Public

Date of Event: 1870

Location Notes:
The Civil War Memorial is located near the center of Cambridge Common. Parking is allowed but hard to find around the edges of the common.


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