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“The Lincoln Memorial”
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The Lincoln Memorial
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
U.S. National Memorial
Building Began: Lincoln's birthday, February 12, 1914
Date of the Dedication: May 30, 1922
Height of the building: 99 ft (30.2 m) tall
Height of each column: 44 feet (13.4m ) tall
Diameter of base of each column: 7 ft. 5 in. (2.3m)
Circumference of base of each column: over 23 feet
Height of Lincoln's Statue: 19 feet tall, sitting
Type of Stone in the Exterior of the Lincoln Memorial: Marble from Colorado
Type of Stone in the Columns: Limestone from Indiana
Type of Stone in Lincoln's Statue: Marble from Georgia
Source enchantedlearning.com: enchantedlearning.com/history/us/monuments/lincolnmemorial/
The Lincoln Memorial was designed by the Beaux-Arts architect Henry Bacon.
Commemorates the life of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.
The style is that of a Greek Doric temple with 36 enormous columns. Inside the building is a huge statue of a sitting Lincoln. Over Lincoln's head is the inscription: "In this temple as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the union the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever."
Royal Cortissoz, The New York Herald Tribune art critic, author, lecturer, and columnist who drafted the wall inscription that appears above the Lincoln Statue.
Was sculpted by Daniel Chester French (1850-1931).
Carved by the Piccirilli Brothers.
The murals were done by Jules Guerin.
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