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Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Statue of Abraham Lincoln

 
 
Statue of Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Barrera
1. Statue of Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription. Let man be free.
 
Erected 1958 by Lincoln Motor Company.
 
Location. 42° 20.052′ N, 83° 2.829′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Library Street and Farmer Street on Library Street. Click for map. Monument, consisting of a statue of Abraham Lincoln, at the Skillman Branch of the Detroit Public Library. Marker is in this post office area: Detroit MI 48226, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry the Hatter (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Woodward Avenue Cultural Heritage Tour (about 700 feet away); Detroit's Underground Railway Station (about 700 feet away); The Harmonie Club (about 700 feet away); Germantown (about 700 feet away); Finney Barn (about 700 feet away); The First Capitol Building in Michigan (about 800 feet away); Michigan's First Capitol/Capitol Union School (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Detroit.
 
More about this marker. The statue is a copy of one designed by Alonzo Pelzer for Lincoln, New Jersey. It was originally located at the Lincoln Motor Company plant at West Warren and Livernois in Detroit. It was a gift to Henry
Statue of Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, September 26, 2015
2. Statue of Abraham Lincoln Marker
M. Leland, founder of the company. It was moved to its present location on April 17, 1958.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. This page has been viewed 987 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan.   2. submitted on , by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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