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The Lincoln Trail State Memorial is a sculpture depicting Abraham Lincoln and his family entering Illinois, according to tradition, at this location from Indiana. The sculpture consists of a relief with a wagon pulled by oxen and the Lincoln family; Abraham stands alone in front of the relief. It was made by artists Nellie Verne Walker in 1937 and was installed a year later on the Illinois side of the Lincoln Memorial Bridge. Lincoln was a 21 year frontiersmen at the time. He and is family traveled into central Illinois.


  • The memorial, with Lincoln standing in front of the relief.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_Trail_State_Memorial http://www.illinois.gov/ihpa/Experience/Sites/Southeast/Pages/Lincoln-Trail.aspx