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Polk County: Des Moines
GPS Coordinates: 41.591083 by -93.604866
Lincoln and Tad Monument at Capital
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This monument is on the west side of the Iowa State Capital in Des Moines. It was dedicated in 1961 after a fund raising drive by school children in the State. It is said to be the only statue of Lincoln depicting him in his role as a father. The statue was designed by Fred Torrey and his wife Mable Torrey. The photo was taken 9/24/07.