Van Den Bergen Statue in Clinton, IllinoisThis depiction of President Lincoln is a replica of the original bronze work at Racine, Wisconsin. Dedicated in 1931, it stands in the town square near the site where the DeWitt County courthouse once stood. Lincoln frequented the building when he argued cases as a circuit lawyer.
The inscription on the pedestal reads: "That it may not be forgotten that here for nineteen years as a Lawyer and Friend he was Counselor and Teacher of our Forefathers, this Statue is erected by the Citizens of DeWitt County to the Memory of Abraham Lincoln."
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