The Lincoln Memorial

The memorial was created in honor of the 16th President of America. Built in 1914-1922. The Building is constructed in the form of a Doric Greek temple. Consists of a large seated sculpture of Abraham Lincoln and two inscriptions, which are the most popular speech of the President. The memorial is filled with a mass of symbolism. 36 columns is a state of the Union at the time of the death of Abraham Lincoln. 48 festoons of stone is the 48 States.
Address: 900 Ohio Dr SW, Washington D.C.
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  • The White House, 31-08-2013

    President Obama spoke at the Let Freedom Ring ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.

  • Thrillist, 14-06-2013

    Cruise around the memorial and reflecting pool scoping as much tourist talent as humanly possible.

  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle, 13-08-2012

    Need a fun way to get around? Bike and Roll offers several different day & night bicycle (and segway) tours. Bikes, helmets, water & a snack are included in the price of the tour.-- Green Guide Editor

  • Charles, 14-01-2012

    Make sure to come here once at night and another time during the day. It's a totally different feeling!

  • TheUrbanDaily, 24-05-2011

    Marion Anderson performed an historic concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1939. 75,000 people attended, and the performance became a symbol of the Civil Rights movement.

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