Document from Jul. 4, 1865

Lincoln Monument Association Certificate

  • Full Title

    Lincoln Monument Association of Philadelphia Certificate

  • Description

    This certificate from the Lincoln Monument Association of Philadelphia was issued on July 4, 1865, to John A. Brunner. By 1871, the Lincoln Monument Association raised enough funds to erect a bronze sculpture of President Lincoln in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park. The sculpture became one of the first monuments in honor of the President after his assassination.

  • Source

    The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia (Object ID: XI.2.006)

  • Rights

    Use of this item for research, teaching and private study is permitted with proper citation and attribution, as “Courtesy of The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia.” Reproduction of this item for publication, broadcast or commercial use requires written permission. For permission, please contact The Abraham Lincoln Foundation.

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    Lincoln Monument Association of Philadelphia . "Lincoln Monument Association of Philadelphia Certificate ". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed September 20, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/1011