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Peoria Heights, Illinois: Big Lincoln Head

Identical to the big bronze head at Lincoln's tomb in Springfield. Lincoln gave a speech in Peoria in 1854.

4901 N. Prospect Rd, Peoria Heights, IL
On the west side of N. Prospect Rd, just north of its intersection with E. Glen Ave.
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Abraham Lincoln Bust.

Abraham Lincoln Bust

A big bust of President Abraham Lincoln is located in Tower Park.

[Doug Dirr, 12/27/2022]

The big head is identical to the one at Lincoln's tomb in Springfield. Lincoln gave a speech in Peoria in 1854. It didn't get much attention; at the time he was a nobody lawyer.

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