Dixon, Illinois: Horsey Ronald Reagan

A heroic President on horseback, but instead of George Washington in uniform it's Ronald Reagan in a t-shirt. A tribute to Reagan's visit to Dixon in 1950, when he rode in the town's "Injun Summer Days" parade.

Address:
106 W. River St., Dixon, IL
Directions:
Downtown, in a riverfront plaza at the corner of S. Hennepin Ave. and W. River St.
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Reagan on a horse.

Ronald Reagan on a Horse

Couldn't find both statues, but the one we saw was Reagan on a horse, cuz horses make you look so important or something. Oh and it's across the street from the county democrats HQ.

Riverfront was lovely and had public restrooms that only smelled a little.

[Lindsdog, 07/15/2010]
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