Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial is a American national monument develop in respect and memory of President Abraham Lincoln. It is on the western end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

The designer was Henry Bacon. The developer of the main statue of Abraham Lincoln, 1920 was Daniel Chester French. The Lincoln statue created by the Piccirilli Brothers. The artist of the internal murals was Jules Guerin. It has always been a important traveler interest from the 1930s.

The building is in the type of a Greek Doric temple. This contains a large seated sculpture of Abraham Lincoln. Monument consist of identities of two well-known talks by Lincoln. The memorial has been the site of many popular speeches. Main speech is of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, present on August 28, 1963.

It has outlined on the National Register of Ancient Locations since October 15, 1966. It is open to the public 24 hours a day. In 2007, it rated 7th on the List of America’s Favorite Design by the American Institute of Architects.

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How to reach ?

Public Transportation

Public Transportation is the best option for reaching National Mall and Memorial Park sites easily and conveniently. There are many options to reach us via Washington, DC’s Subway system known as Metro, or bicycle via Capital Bikeshare. The National Mall Circulator Loop bus will provide easy access around the National Mall. It is convenient connections to other Circulator buses for visits to uptown sites. Trains including Amtrak, MARC, and VRE service Union Station and/or L’Enfant Plaza in Washington, D.C.

Car

Interstate 395 provides access to the Mall from the South. From Interstate 495, New York Avenue, Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, George Washington Memorial Parkway. The Cabin John Parkway provide access from the North. Through Interstate 66, U.S. Routes 50 and 29 provide access from the West. U.S. Routes 50, 1, and 4 provide access from the East.

Operating Hours

24 hours a day

Lincoln Memorial Fees

Free

Lincoln Memorial Location

2 Lincoln Memorial Circle, NW, Washington, D.C.
Phone Number: 202-426-6841
Website: www.nps.gov

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