This 20 foot bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln is the focal point of Cincinnati’s Lytle Park, approximately three blocks from the penthouse offices of Helmer, Martins, Rice & Popham Co., L.P.A. The statue was a gift to the citizens of Cincinnati from the Charles P. Taft family. (Mr. Taft’s brother was the only man ever to be both America’s President and later Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. His great-grandson is currently serving as Ohio’s Governor).

The statue was cast by George Barnard nearly 100 years ago at a cost of $100,000. Dedicated in March 31, 1917, it is one of only two known statues of President Lincoln without a beard. The statue’s imposing size and Lincoln’s gaunt features remarkably reflect his role in preserving the United States of America.