Lincoln plaque at Ohio Statehouse   Save
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Description: Photograph of a commemorative marker at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, memorializing a speech given there in 1859 by Abraham Lincoln just prior to his 1860 presidential campaign. The marker was erected on September 16, 1934, the 75th anniversary of Lincoln's speech. At the top of the plaque is a profile relief of Lincoln between his birth and death dates (1809 and 1865). The text of the plaque reads "Here stood Lincoln. At the invitation of the citizens of Columbus, Ohio, Abraham Lincoln delivered a memorable address here on the sixteenth day of September, eighteen hundred fifty nine. -- This commemorative marker was erected on the 75th anniversary of that event by the people of Ohio." View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06139
Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Historical Marker; Civil War 1861-1865; Statehouse--Ohio; Presidents and Politics
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)