Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments
Polk County - Des Moines

Lincoln and Tad Monument at Capital
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.

Lincoln and Tad Monument at Capital