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Lincoln Memorial In Washington DC

The Lincoln Memorial has no fees or reservations associated with a visit. The public may visit the Lincoln Memorial 24 hours a day. However, Park Rangers are on only duty from 9:30 am to 11:30 pm daily.

General visitor parking is available along Ohio Drive between the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials. Bus parking is primarily available along Ohio Drive near the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials.

“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, Abraham Lincoln sits immortalized in marble.

An enduring symbol of Freedom for all, the Lincoln Memorial attracts anyone who seeks inspiration and hope.

The Lincoln Memorial is located at the west end of the National Mall. From the top of the stairs in front of the memorial, you have a great view of the Washington Monument and the US Capitol.

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South Exterior View - Lincoln Memorial Landscape and Gardens

Overgrown trees and shrubs surrounding the Monument are beginning to take over.

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South Exterior View of The Lincoln Memorial - Corner Entablature Features

Lion's heads, fanned scallops, garland, and WISCONSIN - MDCCCXLVIII

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South Exterior View - Lincoln Memorial Attic Wall - Frieze

Uppermost cornerstones exhibit ceremonial urns draped with florette covered sashes accented with bountifully harvested wheat husks

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South Exterior View - Lincoln Memorial Attic Wall - Frieze

TENNESSEE and OHIO are shown on the attic frieze. CALIFORNIA - MDCCCI is shown on the main frieze block. Garland is shown on the main frieze block

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South View - Lincoln Memorial Attic Wall - Frieze

LOUISIANA and INDIANA reliefs adorn the outer attic above the Corniced Frieze inscribed MINNESOTA MDCCCLVIII, just above the Architrave

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South Exterior View - Lincoln Memorial - Greecian Ionic Design

Era-distinctive ornate cornice moldings depicting a continuous floral garland, lions heads, and raised scallops surround the entire structure

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South Exterior View - Lincoln Memorial Attic Wall - Frieze

KANSAS MDCCCLXI embossed beside a pair of intertwined wreathes symbolizing the fertility and prosperity of our American heartland

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South Exterior View - Lincoln Memorial Attic Wall - Frieze

Intricate swag reliefs are regally worn by mighty eagles, and are accented by rods of un-threshed wheat grain husks across the upper attic.

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South Exterior View - Lincoln Memorial

The Entablature is comprised of the lower horizontal support resting across the column Capitols known as the Architrave, a second horizontal strip called the Frieze, and the Cornice across the top

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South Exterior View - Lincoln Memorial Attic Wall Frieze

This section of the Monument, displays the detailed craftsmanship of the Lincoln Memorial's upper roof section and its many hand-chiseled reliefs.

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South Exterior View - Lincoln Memorial - A Marble Masterpiece

The stone for the building is Indiana limestone and Yule marble, quarried at the town of Marble, Colorado.

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South East Exterior View - Lincoln Memorial - Stunning Entablature Architecture

The superstructure of moldings and bands which lie horizontally above columns are known as an Entablature

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South East Exterior View - Lincoln Memorial - Congress Authorized the Memorial on February 9, 1911

A site was not chosen until 1901, in an area that was then swampland

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South East Exterior View - Abraham Lincoln Memorial - Washington DC

Designed By architect Henry Bacon In 1912 to resemble a Greek Temple, the structure was completed in 1922

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South East Exterior View - Lincoln Memorial - The Lincoln Memorial Has a Total of 36 Columns

The number of columns correspond to the States in the Union when Lincoln died in 1865.

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