Abraham Lincoln

The statue of President Abraham Lincoln depicts him with a serious, contemplative expression. Sculpted by the first female artist commissioned to create a work of art for the United States government.

Frances E. Willard

This statue of Frances Willard was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Illinois in 1905. Her statue was the first honoring a woman to be chosen for the collection.

James Shields

This statue of James Shields was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Illinois in 1893. Shields is the only senator to have represented three states in the U.S. Senate (Illinois, Minnesota and Missouri).

Senator Everett Dirksen Tree

Text on the Plaque

U.S. Capitol Grounds 
Memorial Tree
 
Quercus palustris 
(Pin Oak)
 
Dedicated to and Planted by