Savior of the Union

"In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever." Beneath these words, the 16th president of the United States sits immortalized in marble as an enduring symbol of unity, strength, and wisdom. Read More

Photo of Abraham Lincoln seated in a chair

Abraham Lincoln

Learn more about our 16th president, who is honored here.

Photo of statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial

Memorial Design Features

Learn about the elements of the memorial, their symbolism and how they honor the Great Emancipator.

Last updated: January 15, 2021

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