Ashtabula, Ohio: Abe Lincoln Head

A home-made Lincoln head, probably from the time when this stretch of road was part of the Lincoln Highway, was propped on an old gas station pump island. May have retreated window display....
Address:
1911 W. Prospect Rd., Ashtabula, OH
Directions:
East edge of the city. On the north side of US Hwy 20/W. Prospect Rd just west of its intersection with Woodman Ave.
Admission:
Free
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Lincoln head.

Abe Lincoln Head

The head was stored inside the garage, possibly because the mechanic's shop was closed. The head is substantial, but appears to have been constructed from something like paper-mache rather than carved from stone.

[Josh, 06/21/2015]

Lincoln head.

Abe Lincoln Head

On Prospect Road, on the east side of Ashtabula, you'll find a big ol' Abe Lincoln head. Other than perhaps a reference to "Honest Abe" selling cars or something, I have no idea why it is there.

[Frank the Real Biker, 10/28/2014]

Prospect Road was part of the Lincoln Highway in the 1920s and '30s. The head may date to then.

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