Vandalized Abraham Lincoln statue

On January 30, 2016, 22 year old Jacob Hinds used his pickup truck to pull this 1,600 pound statue from its base. It fell onto a snowbank below and fortunately only suffered minor damage. It helped that Lincoln's arms are behind his back, instead of being outstretched and more prone to break from a fall.

The statue was quickly repaired at a cost of about $5,000. A Civil War reenactment group took part in a re-dedication ceremony on February 14, 2016 - one day before the Presidents Day national holiday.

The statue was given to the city as a gift in October 1913. It was sculpted by George Etienne Ganiere.
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