Bush-Brown Bust in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Soon after entering the Soldiers National Cemetery, you will see a memorial to Abraham Lincoln and his Gettysburg Address. Dedicated on January 22, 1912, it consists of a low, semi-circular expanse of white marble with this bronze bust in the middle. William Saunders, who designed the cemetery in 1863, allowed space for a memorial like this at one end.

Bronze tablets flank the bust by Henry Bush-Brown. The text of the Gettysburg Address appears on one side and Lincoln's invitation to participate appears on the other.

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