Fundraising Starts Soon

Fundraising Starts Soon

We are getting ready to start the major fundraising efforts for the statue commemorating Lincoln’s Promise to those who served our country. Judge Walter Rice reminds us of the importance of their sacrifice. Lincoln's Promise We are getting ready to start...
Honoring Lincoln’s Promise

Honoring Lincoln’s Promise

Hundreds of thousands of soldiers were wounded during the American Civil War. Thousands of them required ongoing treatment after the war. To be sure they were cared for, President Abraham Lincoln made the promise to “Care for him who shall have borne the battle.” On...
160 Years Ago Today

160 Years Ago Today

160 years ago today, Abraham Lincoln gave his now-famous speech in front of the Montgomery County Courthouse in Dayton – very close to the spot where Mike Major’s statue of Lincoln now stands. During the civil war, thousands of soldiers were wounded and one of...
Lincoln Statue Project Update

Lincoln Statue Project Update

AVHC and the Lincoln Society of Dayton are working with Mike Major Sculpture Studio to honor President Abraham Lincoln. One of Lincoln’s final official acts before his death was to create what became today’s VA, and Dayton was one of the first three sites....
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