Academy of Science, Lincoln Park

Academy of Science, Lincoln Park Chicago Illinois


Stock #: 284835
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Chicago
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Cook
Publisher: Max Rigot Selling Co
Postmark: 1915 Jul-9
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, 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. In the center of the park is the Zoo, containing 2,300 specimen of animals, reptiles, and birds. At the Dearborn entrance is located the St. Gardens bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln, which is regarded as the best likeness of the War President in existance. The Academy of Science is located at the center at Clark Street entrance and is used for a museum