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Lincoln, The Frontiersman - Logan, Utah
N 41° 44.450 W 111° 48.815
12T E 432348 N 4621321
Quick Description: The statue bust of President Lincoln on the Utah State University Campus.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 6/20/2011 5:42:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMBTRJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Corp Of Discovery
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Long Description:
At the entrance of the Old Main on the Utah State University campus stands this bust statue of President Abraham Lincoln. The sculpture was placed at the university to inspire the students and faculty. His life and accomplishments are recognized by all that go there. A statue placed where students of so many ancestries all work and play and learn together, would serve to remind them of the miracle that character, courage, and work can accomplish. There hoping and believing that Abraham Lincoln, the frontiersman, may inspire the students at this school with the love of country, and the love for their fellow man without which true democracy can not exist.

The plaque reads:
Avard Tennyson Fairbanks (1897-1987)
LINCOLN, THE FRONTIERSMAN, 1958
Bronze
Purchase: The President's Fund For Sculpture
1997.19
Location Type: Statue/Bust/Portrait

Property Type: Public

Date of Event: 1958

Location Notes:
Access to the sculpture is from dawn to dark, as it is located at the front entrance to the Old Main on the Utah State University campus.


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