Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial (HMJ1H)

Location: Washington, DC 20037
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.356', W 77° 2.993'

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Inscription
[Dedication by Royal Cortissoz, above the statue by sculptor Daniel Chester French:]

"In this temple
as in the hearts of the people
for whom he saved the Union
the memory of Abraham Lincoln
is enshrined forever."

[Inscription on deck above the grand staircase:]

"I Have A Dream"
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The March on Washington
for Jobs and Freedom
August 28, 1963

[Panel on terrace below the grand staircase:]

The Federal Union of the States,
at the heart of Lincoln's purpose,
is symbolized in his Memorial
by 36 columns beneath the names
of the 36 States composing
the Union in his lifetime.
When the Memorial was designed, the
Union included the 48 States
named on the attic frieze.
A generation later, in 1959
ALASKA and HAWAII
attained Statehood fully
joining their destinies with
the United States of America
E Pluribus Unum
Details
HM NumberHMJ1H
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series, and the National Historic Landmarks series.
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Year Placed1922
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 9:16am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322212 N 4306485
Decimal Degrees38.88926667, -77.04988333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.356', W 77° 2.993'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 21.36" N, 77° 2' 59.58" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1501 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC 20037, US
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