Springfield, Illinois: 30-Foot-Tall Skinny Abe Lincoln Statue

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Illinois State Fairgrounds

Address:
E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield, IL
Directions:
North side of the city. On E. Sangamon Ave., just inside Gate 1 of the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
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30-Foot-Tall Skinny Abe Lincoln Statue
A gawky "rail-splitter" rendition of Abe is the tallest tribute in a town bursting with Lincoln worship. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Young Abraham Lincoln

There's a TERRIFYING giant fiberglass Abe Lincoln holding an ax at the Illinois State Fair Grounds here. He looks more like a crazed ax-murderer than the Great Emancipator. Reportedly, children cower and cry at the sight of him.

[Tom Wood, 10/01/1997]

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