Lincoln Statue, State Capitol Grounds, Springfield, Illinois

This image shows the memorial to Abraham Lincoln, who lived in Springfield, Illinois until his Presidency in 1861.

Genuine Curteich

Genuine Curteich “C. T. Art-Colortone” Post Card

There is no description on the back of this card.

The statue is located outside the entrance to the Illinois statehouse, and includes the entire text of his farewell speech on the granite slab behind him The statue was erected in 1918.

This card was used and is dated 9 July 1953.

 

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