Mark Navarrete

Lincoln memorial

History of Lincoln

Daniel Chester made the statue of Lincoln out of marble and lime stone. The statue was made in May 30,1922. The statue is in Washington, D.C. The statue is 198 ft. long, 119 ft. wide. Lincoln was the first president to be assassinated at a play.

Facts

Lincoln was born in February 12,1809 and died April 15,1865. The statue was $3,000,000 dollars. John Wilkes Booth assassinated Lincoln.


John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln while in at a play. John Wilkes Booth jumped off the booth and broke his leg. A army found him in 3 days hiding in a barn. John Wilkes Booth was executed in the barn.

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