Abraham Lincoln Memorial
Honor Lincoln Memorial
In the National Mall of Washington D.C.
Abraham Lincoln Memorial
The architectural aspect of the memorial honors him in a lot of ways. The memorial stands at an astonishing 190 feet long, 119 feet wide, and almost 100 feet tall! It is based on a real Greek temple with 36 Doric columns. His famous and one of the most well known speeches of all time, the Gettysburg Address, is inscribed in the south wall of the memorial. Above the speech is an image of the Angel of Truth freeing a slave. While all this says a lot about him, what the memorial is actually used for says even more about how important the the memorial really is.
One of the things the memorial is used for is protests. Many protests have taken place in front of it. Another thing is political rallies. But the most important event that took place in front of it, and the event that people probably did not know about was when Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his most famous and well known speeches right in front of the memorial. This speech was the "I Have a Dream" speech. This might make people want to visit the memorial even more which is why they should know where it is located.
They can find this memorial in the Capitol of the United States of America, Washington D.C. More specifically, it can be found resting on the land of the west end of the National Mall. The National Mall can be found in downtown Washington D.C. The memorial is currently being administered by the National Park Service. The memorial is probably located in the Capitol of the United States because Lincoln helped with the forming of the United States. After the Civil War the Union had gained 12 more states because of him so the names of the 48 states at the time of his death were also inscribed in the memorial.
There is definitely no doubt that the Lincoln Memorial honors Abraham Lincoln the way he deserves to be honored. The memorial clearly, visually shows everything he did for our country in the entire time span of his presidency. It has also clearly been used for a lot of protests, political rallies and numerous special and memorable events, including Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. It is even located in the Capitol of the United States. These are all reasons that people should honor not just the Lincoln Memorial, but Lincoln himself.
Built as a tribute to George Washington's military leadership
Built to house the president of the United States
Built for a U.S. military base
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