Lincoln Memorial Washington DC

Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, public art 

Public Art: Lincoln Memorial

Sculptor: © Daniel Chester French

Architect: © Henry Bacon

Description: The large seated Tennessee marble statue was created as part of a tribute to the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.

Date Unveiled: Dedicated May 30th, 1922 with Abe Lincoln's only surviving son, 79-year-old Robert Todd Lincoln, in attendance.

Location: The Lincoln statue is located in the Greek Doric temple at the West End of National Mall, Washington, D.C., USA.

Trivia: The Lincoln Memorial was the site of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech during the rally at the end of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28th, 1963.

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