Springfield, Illinois: Giant Lincoln and Perry Como

Mega-Abe, Pennsylvania crooner Perry Como, and the Gettysburg Address -- it makes sense, kind of, in its original life-size sculpture in Gettysburg, but it's very confusing anywhere else (especially at 31 feet tall). This big version moves around, and arrived at its current spot in May 2019.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

Address:
212 N. Sixth St., Springfield, IL
Directions:
Outside the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. I-55 exit 98B. Drive west on Clear Lake Ave. into town. Clear Lake turns into Jefferson St. The museum is on the corner of Jefferson and 6th St.
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Springfield, Illinois - Giant Abe, Perry Como, Honesty
Giant Abe Lincoln and Perry Como: Built in 2014, a 31-foot-tall statue of Abe Lincoln and Perry Como has gradually made its way westward, from New Jersey to Ohio to Indiana to Illinois. [11/02/2016] Complete Story...

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Como, Lincoln.

Giant Lincoln and Perry Como

The sculpture is on the backside of the Peoria Riverfront Museum.

[Kevin Stearns, 09/22/2017]

Giant Lincoln and Perry Como.

Giant Lincoln and Perry Como

I spent the weekend in Chicago following the World Series win, and got to see the sculpture with the Cubs shirt on!

[Mallory Billings, 11/17/2016]

Perry Como and Abe Lincoln.

Return Visit: Lincoln and Perry Como

The sculpture, "Return Visit," is in front of the Miami County courthouse building.

[Peggy Olmstead, 06/09/2015]

Seward Johnson's 30-foot-tall bronze of Lincoln (and a Perry Como-like guy), was originally in New Jersey; then in Troy, Ohio, in 2015; then in Crown Point, Indiana, in 2016; then moved to Chicago for 2017. The sculpture is a giant version of a this one in Gettysburg, PA.

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