Abraham Lincoln Statue and Marker

Photographed April 17, 2015
Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin

Are you easily discouraged [sic]
Here's a man who-
Failed in Business '31
Defeated for the Legislature '32
Again failed in Business '34
Sweetheart died '35
Had [a] nervous Breakdown '36
Defeated in Election '38
Defeated for Congress '43
Defeated for Congress '46
Defeated for Congress '48
Defeated for Senate '55
Defeated for Vice President '56
Defeated for Senate '58
Elected President '60
That Man was Abraham Lincoln
NOTE: The marker (photo below) is transcribed exactly as written, with no correction of errors in punctuation, capitalization and syntax. 

The statue and marker are located at the convergence of westbound West Wisconsin Avenue and Main Street, Neenah, Wisconsin 54956.

Looking west, with Little Lake Butte des Morts in the distance.

The statue is located in Neenah, Wisconsin.


Unknown said...

Noticed he was gone where did he go

Wisconsin Historical Markers said...

He's gone!!! Wow! Have no idea where he could have gone. Will have to check it out next time I'm in Neenah. Thanks for the head's up, Jennifer!

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