Abraham Lincoln Frankfort, Kentucky

Abraham Lincoln Frankfort, Kentucky

100 Capital Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601, USA

A statue of Abraham Lincoln is installed in the Kentucky State Capitol, in Frankfort, Kentucky, United States. The fourteen foot tall statue is cast bronze by sculptor Adolph A. Weinman in 1909 installed on a marble base

In 1904, the Kentucky General Assembly chose Frankfort (rather than Lexington or Louisville) as the location for the state capital and appropriated $1 million for the construction of a permanent state capitol building, to be located in southern Frankfort. The official ground-breaking was August 14, 1905 and construction was completed in 1909 at a cost of $1,180,434.80.[2] The building was dedicated on June 2, 1910

Actor: Pete Simpson
Written by: George Saunders
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