Boise in Ada County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 19, 1828.
Location. 43° 36.576′ N, 116° 12.212′ W. Marker is in Boise, IdahoTouch 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. 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2010, by Rebecca Maxwell of Boise, Idaho. This page has been viewed 1,787 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2010, by Rebecca Maxwell of Boise, Idaho. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.