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Abraham Lincoln Association offers 2009 Lincoln Bicentennial calendar

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[October 22, 2008]  SPRINGFIELD -- Fourteen photographs of Abraham Lincoln sculptures from throughout Illinois are featured in a special 2009 Lincoln Bicentennial calendar, "Lincoln in Illinois," published by the Abraham Lincoln Association.

The calendars are 7 by 14 inches when opened and feature 12 black-and-white, 7-by-7-inch photos taken by Illinois photographer Ron Schramm.

The calendars can be purchased for $8 each and are available at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Prairie Archives in Springfield, the McLean County Museum of History, and other retailers. The calendar may be previewed and order forms are available at [To download Adobe Acrobat Reader for the PDF file, click here.]

Sales of the calendar help fund special events planned for the February 2009 Lincoln Bicentennial. The 2009 "Lincoln in Illinois" calendar features the Lincoln sculptures listed below.

[Text from Abraham Lincoln Association file received from the Illinois Office of Communication and Information]




Artist, year created


Grant Park, Chicago

Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1926

December 2008

Lincoln Pak, Chicago

Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1887

January 2009

Macon County Historical Museum, Decatur

John W. McClarey, 2004


Union Square Park, Springfield

John W. McClarey, 2006


Lincoln Trail Memorial, Lawrence County

Nellie Verne Walker, 1938


Old State Capitol Grounds, Vandalia

John W. McClarey, 2001


Carle Park, Urbana

Lorado Taft, 1927


Washington Square Park, Ottawa

Rebecca Childers Caleel, 2002


Lincoln's New Salem, Petersburg

Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington, 1963


McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington

Rick Harney, 2000


Senn Park, Chicago

Charles Keck, 1997


Lincoln Tomb, Springfield

Gutzon Borglum, 1930


Millikin University, Decatur

Fred M. Torrey, 1948


Ravenswood's Lincoln Square, Chicago

Avard Fairbanks, 1956


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