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Boise in Ada County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Abraham Lincoln

 
 
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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 Commission.
 
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. Marker is located next to the Idaho Black History Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boise ID 83702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Abraham Lincoln Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
By Rebecca Maxwell, June 23, 2010
2. Abraham Lincoln Marker and Statue
. The Story of Julia & Tom Davis (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sacajawea and Pomp (about 600 feet away); The Boise Gallery of Art - 1937 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The WPA (Works Project Administration) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wilson Price Hunt Expedition (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tom and Julia Davis Homesite (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Log Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles away); McClelland (sic) Ferry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boise.
 
More about this marker. Statue of Abraham Lincoln was dedicated on June 19, 2010 in celebration of Juneteenth.
 
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicGovernment & Politics
 
Abraham Lincoln Statue image. Click for full size.
By Rebecca Maxwell, June 19, 2010
3. Abraham Lincoln Statue
 
 
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