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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Plaza Wall/Bench
Structure Number:
ABLI-05
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
No records.
Park:
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
Kentucky
Structure County:
Larue
Region:
Southeast
Cluster:
Appalachian
Administrative Unit:
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
LCS ID:
090166
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Determined Eligible - SHPO
National Register Date:
07/31/2008
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Contributing
Short Significance Description:
The plaza wall/bench, erected by the War Department, contributes to the nationally significant theme of Lincoln commemoration under Criterion A and the locally significant theme of architecture under Criterion C.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year CE/BCE
End Year
End Year CE/BCE
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1929
CE
1930
CE
War Department
Other
 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Functional Landscape
Primary Current Use:
Functional Landscape
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
No records.
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Grounds/Landscape
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Substructure
Concrete
2. 
Superstructure
Limestone
Short Physical Description:
A 44' x 2' x 4' high, three-part, coursed limestone wall that forms the southeast edge of the memorial plaza. Four piers with limestone caps mark the ends of the wall and bracket the bench, which forms the central portion of the wall.