Lincoln Park


Lincoln Park

In 1860, the  City of Chicago established Lake Park, north of the city.   Five years later, on June 12, 1865, the park was renamed to honor the recently assassinated President Abraham Lincoln and became Lincoln Park.

There are landscaped gardens, public art, bird refuges, a the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Lincoln Park Conservatory, the Chicago History Museum, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool, and a theater on the lake.

 

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