Lincoln on the World’s Largest Covered Wagon in Lincoln, Illinois
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Lincoln on the World’s Largest Covered Wagon in Lincoln, Illinois

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In this roadside attraction, 350-pound, 12-foot tall statue of Abraham Lincoln reads a law book while sitting upon a large-covered wagon in the only town in the United States named for and by Abraham Lincoln before he became president: Lincoln, Illinois. The Railsplitter Covered Wagon that he sits on is the The World’s Largest Covered Wagon. The 40-foot long, 12-foot wide, 24-foot tall wagon weighs five tons, the wagon is officially recognized as being the largest by the Guinness Book of World Records.

Abraham Lincoln on the World's Largest Covered Wagon - a roadside attraction in Lincoln, Illinois

Abraham Lincoln on the World's Largest Covered Wagon - a roadside attraction in Lincoln, Illinois

Site: Abraham Lincoln on the World’s Largest Covered Wagon
Location: J & S Auto Centre/Penache Boutique (1006 Woodlawn Road) on the corner of Woodlawn and Route 66, Lincoln, IL
Cost: Free to see.
Hours: Visible at all hours.
Date: July 15, 2007

Val

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown near Berwyn's car kabob, her fascination to roadside attractions started early. Val is currently traveling the world and blogs about her life, food, and travels on her <a href="http://www.choosingfigs.com">personal website</a>.

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Silly America is a roadside attractions blog designed to help travelers find unique stops for their next road trip. The website is a tribute to the great American road trip, devoted to all that is odd in America: roadside attractions, tourist traps, peculiar destinations, bizarre events, road food, fun festivals, and more! It’s a travel website and trip planner for those seeking an offbeat road trip. Read more.