The Odessa Record -

By Gabe Gants
Special to The Times 

Lincoln Hospital's honest Abe


Last updated 8/24/2021 at 9:08am

Courtesy Gabe Gantst

A small bust of Abraham Lincoln still lies within the entrance of Lincoln Hospital, and that bust has made the rounds throughout Davenport's history.

DAVENPORT – With the recent opening of Lincoln Hospital's new medical clinic, area residents are once again reminded of how fortunate they are to have top notch medical care and providers in our own backyards. Medical providers and facilities have been a mainstay of Davenport since pioneer days, and behind every good facility are those who put in many years to serve others. People like Lincoln Hospital's "Honest Abe," who has been filling shifts at the hospital since it opened on November 25, 1963 without a chance to tell his story.

One could argue that Abe's position at the hospital is o...

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