Lincoln Memorial Washington
Public Art: Lincoln Memorial
Sculptor: © Daniel Chester French
Architect: © Henry Bacon
Description: The large seated Tennessee marble
statue was created as part of a tribute to the 16th President of the United States, Abraham
Date Unveiled: Dedicated May 30th, 1922 with Abe
Lincoln's only surviving son, 79-year-old Robert Todd Lincoln, in attendance.
Location: The Lincoln statue is located in the Greek
Doric temple at the West End of National Mall, Washington, D.C., USA.
Trivia: The Lincoln Memorial was the site of Martin Luther
King's "I Have a Dream" speech during the rally at the end of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on
August 28th, 1963.