Bust of Lincoln - Peoria Heights, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon
N 40° 44.801 W 089° 34.446
16T E 282676 N 4513824
This bust of Lincoln, sculpted by Gutzon Borglum (sculptor of Mt. Rushmore) is located in Tower Park in Peoria Heights, IL.
Waymark Code: WMVHF
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 10/17/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Stunod
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The plaque on the base of the bust reads:

"I insist that if there is anything which it is the duty of the whole people never to intrust to any hands but their own, that thing is the preservation and perpetuity of their own liberties and institutions."
(Portions of the speach of Abraham Lincoln at Peoria, Illinois on October 16, 1854.)

Dedicated September 20, 1970 by the Attorney General of the State of Illinois, William J. Scott

Tower Park, Inc. Forest Park Foundation Peoria Historical Society

Location Type: Statue/Bust/Portrait

Property Type: Public

Date of Event: October 16, 1854

URL for Additional Information: [Web Link]

Location Notes: Not listed

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