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Abraham Lincoln

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rebecca Maxwell, June 23, 2010
1. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription. Gutzon Borglum, Sculptor of Mount Rushmore
Born: St. Charles, Idaho 1867
Died: Chicago, Illinois 1941
Copy executed by Irene Deely of Boise, Idaho 2009

"I have tried to give to posterity, in a true, unstudied picture, a glimpse of possibly the best-loved man in our national history, as he might sit alone, unposed...
Gutzon Borglum 1912

Donors: Statue: Carol MacGregor, PhD, Mary Kinney Abercrombie, Leslie Sellers Garrett, Anita Kay Hardy, Melinda Sander, Adelia Garro Simplot and Linda Yanke.
Grounds and signage: Elizabeth Pursley, Carol MacGregor, PhD and David H. Leroy, Chairman I.A.L.B.C.

Dedicated June 19, 2010
 
Erected 2010 by Idaho Lincoln Bicentennial Comission.
 
Location. 43° 36.576′ N, 116° 12.212′ W. Marker is in Boise, Idaho, in Ada County. Marker is on Julia Davis Drive 0.2 miles east of Capital Boulevard, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located next to the Idaho Black History Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Boise ID 83702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sacajawea and Pomp (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Airmail Service
Abraham Lincoln Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
By Rebecca Maxwell, June 23, 2010
2. Abraham Lincoln Marker and Statue
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Boise State University (approx. 0.6 miles away); Idaho State Penitentiary (approx. 2.1 miles away); Beaver Dick's Ferry (approx. 6.6 miles away); The Oregon Trail (approx. 6.6 miles away); Diversion Dam (approx. 7.4 miles away); Initial Point (approx. 9.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boise.
 
More about this marker. Statue of Abraham Lincoln was dedicated on June 19, 2010 in celebration of Juneteenth.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Abraham Lincoln Statue image. Click for full size.
By Rebecca Maxwell, June 19, 2010
3. Abraham Lincoln Statue
 
 
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