Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

31 Lincoln Square, Hodgenville, KY 42748, USA

The Abraham Lincoln Statue is a historic statue in the Hodgenville Commercial Historic District’s public square in Hodgenville, KentuckyAdolph Alexander Weinman sculpted the statue, as he also did the Lincoln statue at the capitol rotunda at Frankfort, Kentucky. The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is nearby. The statue was the result of the Lincoln Monument Commission under the direction of Otis M. Mather, chairman. The Kentucky General Assembly commissioned the Commission in 1904. It was built to commemorate the centennial of Abraham Lincoln‘s birth, which occurred a few miles south of Hodgenville on February 12, 1809.

Actor: Pete Simpson
Written by: George Saunders
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