Abraham Lincoln (George Grey Barnard)

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Statue of Lincoln at Lytle Park. The Taft Museum of Art stands in the background.

Abraham Lincoln is an 11-foot (3.4 m) bronze statue of the sixteenth president in Lytle Park within downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.[1]

The Charles P. Taft family commissioned artist George Grey Barnard to complete a statue in commemoration of the centenary of the Lincoln's birth. The sculpture was unveiled at Lytle Park on March 31, 1917. Former U.S. President William Howard Taft, the younger brother of Charles, delivered the dedication speech.[2]

See also[edit]

  • Piatt Park, downtown park with bronze statues of Harrison and Garfield

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lytle Park". Cincinnati Parks. 2015. Archived from the original on 16 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Allen, Lyman Whitney (1917). Dedication services Barnard's Lincoln statue : presented to the city of Cincinnati by Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Taft. Indiana State Library. Archived from the original on 17 March 2016. 

Coordinates: 39°06′04″N 84°30′15″W / 39.101168°N 84.504299°W / 39.101168; -84.504299