The Chicago Academy of Science at Lincoln Park

Price: $5.95
  

Stock #: 214615
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Chicago
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Cook
Publisher: Gerbon Bros
Postmark: 1924 Jan-7
PM City: Chicago
PM State: IL
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Lincoln Park is located on the north side, being the largest in Chicago. The total area is 600 acres, the water surface alone comprising 140 acres. It extends along the lake front from North Avenue to Cornelia Avenue. Near the center of the Park is the Zoo, containing 2300 specimens of animals, reptiles and birds. At the Dearborn Street entrance is located the St. Gaudens bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln, which is regarded as the best likeness of the War President in existence