Cincinnati in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
“Lincoln - The Man”
Lytle Park Series
Former President Taft was to return to Lytle Park on March 31, 1917 to preside at the unveiling of the statue “Lincoln - the Man,” a gift of the Charles P. Tafts. The statue, executed at a cost of $100,000 by Sculptor George Grey Barnard of New York, was at first shocking to Cincinnatians with its gaunt and weary features but later gained international fame. It was restored as a gift to the city by Mr. and Mrs. Eleftherios Karkadoulias and rededicated in 1972.
Erected by Park Board Volunteers, the Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati, and Public-Spirited Citizens.
Location. 39° 6.031′ N, 84° 30.24′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Click for map. Marker is one of a series on a wall near the SSW corner of Lytle Park, about 250 feet SE of the intersection of East 4th Street and Ludlow Street. The markers are about 150 feet east of the Guilford Building, 421 East 4th Street. Marker is in this post office area: Cincinnati OH 45202, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Washington (here, next to this marker); The Taft Museum (here, next to this marker); Cincinnati's First Playground President William Howard Taft (here, next to this marker); "Mike" Mullen (here, next to this marker); Lytle's Surroundings (here, next to this marker); Lytle At Christmas (here, next to this marker); Lytle Park (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Cincinnati.
Regarding "Lincoln - The Man". The Lincoln statue is about 300 feet NNW of the marker.
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