(Des Moines) - The Iowa State Fair has announced this summer's butter cow will share cooler space in the Ag Building with a couple of butter tributes to Our Nation's 16th President. State Fair Spokesperson, Lori Chappel, says this year's scuplture honors Abraham Lincoln as well as the Lincoln Highway Bridge in Tama...in what will be a two-dimensional sculpture.
"Companion Sculpture this year is a replica of the Lincoln Highway Bridge that's located in Tama and a Relief Sculpture of Abraham Lincoln," mentions Chappel.
This year is the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamtion and Gettysburg Address. It's also the 100th Anniversary of the Lincoln Highway; the First Transcontinental Highway in the U.S. The Iowa State Fair is August 8-18th.
Iowa Radio Network
July 16, 2013