Boat Landing, Lincoln Park

Boat Landing, Lincoln Park Chicago Illinois


Stock #: 406059
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Chicago
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Cook
Publisher: Max Rigot Selling Co
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 form North Avenue to Cornelia Avenue. Near the center of the park is the Zoo containing 2,300 specimen 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 existance