Richmond, Virginia: Abe and Tad Lincoln Statue

A bronze Abe and son Tad sit on a bench. Titled. "To Bind up the Nation's Wounds," the sculpture by David Frech was inspired by the pair's visit to Richmond -- the former Confederate capitol -- just a week before the President was assassinated. Moved to this out-of-sight spot in January 2023.

Gray Family Terrace

Address:
455 N. 10th St., Richmond, VA
Directions:
Downtown. Not visible from the street. On the east side of N. 10th St. midway between E. Clay and E. Marshall Sts. You'll see a small, paid parking lot. Walk back into it, turn left, walk up a short flight of steps onto the Gray Family Terrace, and you'll see the statue toward the back of the terrace.
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Richmond, VA has always been a town with a split personality regarding race-related monuments. Its downtown can be accessed by either the Robert E Lee Bridge or the Martin Luther King Bridge, and both The Black History Museum and The Museum Of The Confederacy are located on Clay Street.

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