|Edith Freeman Sherman|
|Soldiers and Sailors Monument,|
Waukegan courthouse square.
Dedicated August 1899
Ninety-six years later, Lily Tolpo was commissioned for another Civil War monument.
|Lily Tolpo, circa 1960.|
Tolpo was commissioned to do a pair of bronze bas relief plaques to complete a project started by her late husband, Carl Tolpo (1901 - 1976).
|Lincoln monument by Carl Tolpo (1968),|
bronze plaques by Lily Tolpo (1996).
|Lily Tolpo with clay model of one of the plaques,|
illustrating Abraham Lincoln's visit to
Waukegan on April 2, 1860.
Northwestern Illinois Farmer photo.
|Detail from clay model of plaque by Lily Tolpo.|
Featured on the plaque are some of Waukegan's
most prominent men: (left to right) Mayor Elisha Ferry,
Samuel Greenleaf and Henry Blodgett.
This year, the Lake County Discovery Museum received a donation from ArtbyTolpoartist.com of the molds for Lily Tolpo's bronze plaques, and the model for Carl Tolpo's Lincoln monument.