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Lincoln Statue in Grant Park. ... Lincoln Statue in Grant Park

Lincoln's Statue in Grant Park

Ulysses Grant's statue is located in the heart of Lincoln Park, whereas Abraham Lincoln's statue is located in the heart of Grant Park .. I've heard some amusing explanation, that there was a mistaken switch that was never corrected ... However the city of Chicago's website explains it as thus .. It's a Chicago curiosity, but can easily be explained by knowing the history of Chicago's prominent lakefront parks. Lincoln Park was Chicago's first park, well established at the time of Grant's death. The mud-covered remains of the Great Chicago Fire would be developed as a series of formal gardens after the turn of the century and named for Grant, another honor for this great Civil War hero.

Grant's Statue in Lincoln Park

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    Abraham Lincoln: The Head of State (also called Seated Lincoln or Sitting Lincoln) is a bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln in Grant Park, in Chicago. Created by ...

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    Daniel Chester French, the artist of the Abraham Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. produced several Chicago sculptures including The Statue of the Republic in Jackson Park. You can learn more about ... Grant Park, 8th Street Fountain ...

  12. Now, About Those Statues in Grant Park and Lincoln ... - Honest Errors

    Oct 10, 2012 – It is a curious fact that Chicago's two most prominent lakefront parks host a contradiction: there is a statue of President and General Ulysses S.

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