Removed statue appeal

Title of the Wayspot: Larger Than Life Lincoln Statue

Location: 39.802887,-89.647304

City: Springfield, Illinois

Country: USA

Screenshot of the Rejection Email:


Photos to support your claim:


A photo gallery from the local newspaper showing its removal: https://www.sj-r.com/picture-gallery/news/2020/11/16/ldquoreturn-visitrdquo-sculpture-bids-farewell-from-the-abraham-lincoln-presidential-museum/114967168/


Additional information:

Article in the local newspaper announcing that it will be removed: https://www.sj-r.com/story/news/state/2020/11/12/lincoln-sculpture-bidding-springfield-rsquoan-affectionate-farewellrsquo/114863360/

Newspaper article where Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) spokesman says it was never intended to be permanent: https://www.sj-r.com/story/news/politics/county/2020/06/26/local-business-notes-goodbye-mr-lincoln/114282886/

Newspaper article when it arrived in Springfield where the article says it was supposed to be removed in September 2020 (its removal was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic): https://www.sj-r.com/story/news/2019/05/21/31-foot-abe-lincoln-sculpture/5098619007/

Tweet from the newspaper photographer about its removal: https://twitter.com/justinlfowler/status/1328439074764574720

Local TV news segment about its removal: https://newschannel20.com/news/local/lincoln-sculpture-removed-from-alplm

Local TV news article announcing removal: https://newschannel20.com/news/local/lincoln-sculpture-at-alplm-to-be-removed-next-week

Another TV station's article on its removal: https://www.wandtv.com/news/return-visit-a-lincoln-sculpture-to-leave-alplm/article_eeb673c0-246a-11eb-a232-b38285abadd3.html

Facebook post from the ALPLM about its removal: https://www.facebook.com/Lincoln.Museum/posts/10158590159421469

Story in the Peoria newspaper about it returning to the Peoria, Illinois, area: https://www.pjstar.com/story/news/2020/11/17/abraham-lincoln-sculpture-returns-peoria-area/6327519002/

Intel link to its new location, where it is a portal, meaning it is a duplicate: https://intel.ingress.com/?pll=40.705732,-89.422036

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