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Aug 01, 2016 Arts, Culture & History

a statue of Superman outside a building
Statue of Micheal Jordan Statue Statue of a man
Statue of Abraham Lincoln Rock statues Superman Statue

Seek out these six unexpected statues found around the state

  • Statue of Micheal Jordan

    Michael Jordan, Chicago's United Center

    Basketball superstar Michael Jordan still wows crowds at his old home court, Chicago's United Center.

  • Statue

    Popeye, Chester, Illinois

    Famous cartoon sailor Popeye greets visitors to Chester, birthplace of his creator Elzie Segar.

  • Statue of a man

    Robert Wadlow, Alton, Illinois

    In Alton size up Robert Wadlow, once the tallest man in the world.

  • Statue of Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois

    Relax with Abraham Lincoln on a bench in front of Springfield's historic Union Station.

  • Superman Statue

    Superman, Metropolis, Illinois

    Superman stands at the ready in Metropolis, the superhero's adopted southern Illinois hometown.

  • Rock statues

    Rockmen Guardians, Rockford

    The Rockmen Guardians are a fierce, stony quartet watching over the Rock River in Rockford.

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