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Lincoln Memorial in 1917
A Rare Look Back: The Lincoln Memorial in 1917 During Construction
Take a look back to the early days of the iconic Lincoln Memorial with this rare photo from 1917, taken during construction. Plus, don't miss the post on the memorial's dedication with Lincoln's son, Robert Todd, in attendance.
Henry Bacon sketch of the Lincoln Memorial
Uncovering Early Drawings of the Lincoln Memorial by Henry Bacon
Take a look at these two sketches of the Lincoln Memorial by Henry Bacon, the architect of the iconic monument. These drawings were recently uncovered at the Library of Congress.
August 28, 1963. "Emancipator looking down on demonstrators. Participants in the March on Washington in front of the Lincoln Memorial and massed along both sides of the Reflecting Pool, viewed from behind Abraham Lincoln statue." Photo by James K. Atherton for United Press International.
A Bird's Eye View of the 'I Have a Dream' Speech - An Incredible Photograph
This incredible photograph was taken from a bird's eye view over Lincoln's left shoulder, down onto the massive crowd watching the "I Have a Dream" speech in 1963. Get a glimpse of history with this amazing shot!
Basement below east terraces. 3 June 1991. - Lincoln Memorial, West Potomac Park, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
Exploring the Secret Basement of the Lincoln Memorial
Have you heard of the secret basement of the Lincoln Memorial? Join us as we explore this mysterious area and uncover its secrets.
A Look Back at the Cornerstone Laying of the Lincoln Memorial in 1915
Take a look back at the cornerstone laying of the Lincoln Memorial in 1915. See photos from the ceremony and learn more about this historic event.
Lincoln Memorial under construction
Exploring the History of the Lincoln Memorial: A Look at an Old Photograph from the Days of Construction
This past weekend I took a trip down to the Lincoln Memorial for the first time in a while and I thought it was appropriate to look back at a photograph of the memorial when it was being built. Take a look at this old photograph and explore the history of the Lincoln Memorial.
John Russell Pope's Competition Proposal for a Pyramid with Porticoes Style Monument to Abraham Lincoln, 1912
Unbuilt Wonders: The 1912 Alternative Designs for the Lincoln Memorial
Explore the fascinating alternate designs for the Lincoln Memorial from 1912, never built but unearthed from the National Archives. Discover John Russell Pope's imaginative proposals including a pyramid with porticoes, showcased in a series of intriguing images.
This landscape image features the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., two of the capital's most recognizable landmarks (date unknown)
The Iconic Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.
Take a look at this iconic image of the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. Thanks to the Smithsonian for the photo. Learn more about these D.C. landmarks today!
Abbey Jackson, seated, and Celene DuPuy ice skating on reflecting pool, with Lincoln Memorial in background
A Historical Photo of Two Young Women Skating at the Reflecting Pool in Front of the Lincoln Memorial
Take a moment to appreciate this historical photo of two young women ice skating in front of the Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool in the late 1920s. It's a sight you won't see today!
Washington, D.C., circa 1926. "National Delivery Association, Lincoln Memorial." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
A Look Back At The Lincoln Memorial Only a Few Years After It Was Dedicated
Take a look back in time to 1922, when the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington D.C. with Robert Todd Lincoln in attendance. See the beautiful memorial only a few years after its dedication.

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