Greetings from Lincoln Memorial National Memorial

I’m lucky enough to have cousins who live DC and Baltimore so have been lucky enough to tour DC many times. This was taken in the fall of 1991. I am always awed by the Lincoln Memorial and the engraved words of Abraham Lincoln.

Lincoln Memorial

Sincerely,
Tracy

Lincoln Memorial National Memorial

This famous monument in Washington, D.C., honors the Great Emancipator, 16th U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, with a 19-foot marble statue under a 99-foot-tall structure modeled after the Greek Parthenon. Completed in 1922, this monument is one of the most-visited national park sites in the country, and includes murals, inscriptions from two of Lincoln’s speeches, and fluted Doric columns representing the 36 states in the union at the time of his death.

State(s): District of Columbia

Established: 1911

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