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Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mystic Lincoln

 
 
Mystic Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 14, 2011
1. Mystic Lincoln Marker
Inscription.  
Sculptor   James Earle Frazer

Erected in 1930 by the Lincoln Association of Jersey City with contributions from the school children of Jersey City.

Rededicated February 12, 2005
75th Anniversary

[ Pedestal Inscription: ]
Lincoln
MDCCCIX • MDCCCLXV

[ Left Wing: ]
That government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.

[ Right Wing: ]
Let us have faith that right makes might and in that faith let us to the end dare to do our duty as we understand it.

 
Erected 1930 by Lincoln Association of Jersey City.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 40° 43.351′ N, 74° 4.565′ W. Marker is in Jersey City, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Marker is on Lincoln Park Road, in the median. Marker is located in Lincoln Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jersey City NJ 07304, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Marker on the Monument's Right Wing image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 14, 2011
2. Marker on the Monument's Right Wing
The right wing of the monument contains a line from a speech Abraham Lincoln gave on February 26, 1860, at Cooper Union College in New York City.
distance of this marker. Lincoln Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); An Gorta Mor (approx. ¼ mile away); Jersey City Civil War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Farrier Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rt. Rev. Msgr. Roger A. McGinley (approx. half a mile away); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Jane Tuers (approx. half a mile away); Old Bergen Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jersey City.
 
Mystic Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 14, 2011
3. Mystic Lincoln Marker
The statue of Abraham Lincoln can be seen in this photo next to the marker.
Left Wing of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 14, 2011
4. Left Wing of Monument
A quote from Lincoln's Gettysburg Address appears on the left wing of the monument.
Abraham Lincoln Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 14, 2011
5. Abraham Lincoln Statue
Inscription Behind the Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 14, 2011
6. Inscription Behind the Statue
Quote from Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural Address
"With Malice Toward None"
Inscription Behind the Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 14, 2011
7. Inscription Behind the Statue
Rest of quote from Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural Address
"With Charity For All"
Closeup of Lincoln image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 14, 2011
8. Closeup of Lincoln
The statue of a beardless Abraham Lincoln depicts him as he was before becoming President.
Sculptor’s Mark image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 14, 2011
9. Sculptor’s Mark
J. E. Fraser, Sculptor
1929
Memorial in Lincoln Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 14, 2011
10. Memorial in Lincoln Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 571 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on May 14, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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