“’Now He Belong to the Ages’: Memorializing Abraham Lincoln”


Reviled by many of his fellow Kentuckians while he was president, Abraham Lincoln became Kentucky’s, and America’s, idol during the 20th century. The Commonwealth is home to a growing list of notable Lincoln memorials. This article examines the history and folklore surrounding a number of these monuments.


Political Science | President/Executive Department | United States History

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Boy Lincoln sculpture