#68: Lincoln Memorial

No, not that one. We’re talking about the pride of Lincoln City. (True fact: Lincoln city was named by grade schoolers.)

This is part of our 100 Things in 2016 challenge. Here’s the full list.

This statue was wrought in 1965 by Anna Hyatt Huntington, then the world’s foremost equestrian sculptor, and ever since the city spent $60,000 getting it here from New York, it’s stood in this spot.

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It’s hard to tell from the photo, but young Abe is reading a book and riding his horse at the same time. That may sound a lot like texting while driving, but I’m assured it’s not.

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