Topeka, Kansas: Sorrowful Lincoln

Bronze 1916 statue of a seated Abe officially titled, "Abraham Lincoln, Man of Sorrows."
Address:
201 SW 10th Ave., Topeka, KS
Directions:
Southeast grounds of the Kansas State Capitol, at the corner of SW Jackson St. and SW 10th Ave. Parking all around the Capitol square.
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Sorrowful Lincoln.

Sitting Lincoln

This was the first public commission of Topeka native Robert Merrell Gage, who began the Lincoln statue in 1916. It was cast at the Florentine Brother Foundry of Chicago. The large sculpture sits just southeast of the Kansas State Capitol.

[Gan Nunnally, 09/10/2020]

Sitting Lincolns from 100 years ago are far more grim than the smiling sit-on-a-bench-with-Abe statues made today.

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