The Lincoln Memorial is made of stone from several regions of the United States, assembled into a classical tribute to Lincoln and the Union. The memorial's design, placement, and landscape are meant to impress and inspire. Together, these key features of the Lincoln Memorial ensure that the simple Lincoln is elevated elegantly to a level commensurate with his historical role and achievements. Learn about they key features of this memorial and more!
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National Park Service Sites Associated With Abraham Lincoln
Numerous NPS sites directly commemorate the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln and the American Civil War.
Last updated: May 18, 2021