Kankakee, Illinois: Giant Abe Lincoln

28 feet tall, Abe stands in front of a heavy equipment rental lot, and holds signs that promote whatever its owner feels strongly about at the moment.

Alexander Construction and Innovative Mobile Marketing

Address:
Commerce Drive, Kankakee, IL
Directions:
Alexander Construction and Innovative Mobile Marketing. Faces I-57 from north of the road and west of the Hwy 50 interchange. North edge of town. I-57 exit 315. North on Hwy 50, then turn left onto Larry Power Rd/E. 4000N Rd. Cross the train tracks and make the second left onto Commerce Drive. This dead ends at the yard where Lincoln stands.
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Lincoln statue. Giant Abe Lincoln

Not that great -- easy to miss and hard to access from the interstate.

[Katie, 01/01/2014]
Abe Lincoln statue. Giant Abe Lincoln

Previously submitted but now I have a photo for you. Abe Lincoln faces south alongside Interstate 57. He's north of the road and west of the Rt.50 interchange (I-57, a generally N/S road is running E/W briefly here). He's at a business that rents or sells construction manlift machines. Since my prior sighting he's now done up as Abe Lincoln. Photo from moving car. Will get a better one when I figure out how to get to it other than stopping on the interstate.

[Steve Kraus, 05/25/2006]

Abe Lincoln, who manlifted slaves from human bondage.

Abe Lincoln statue. Giant Abe Lincoln

Here is a really large Lincoln. He can be found traveling North on I-57 toward Chicago, at the 316 mile marker, very near the Kankakee exit. Looks like he may have been holding something in his left hand at one time...probably an ax. So there you have it.

[Erika Gray, 09/06/2004]

Abe is 28 feet tall and stands in front of Alexander Construction and Innovative Mobile Marketing. His hand is designed to hold signs that promote whatever Mr. Alexander feels strongly about at the moment.

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