Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

Begun in 1914, the temple-like Lincoln Memorial occupies a prominent position at the west end of the Reflecting Pool in Washington, DC. It honors the memory of the 16th President of the United States, who is represented by a larger-than-life statue in the portico..

Timeline

1914

Construction of Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

28 Aug 1963

"I Have a Dream" speech by Martin Luther King, Jr.

28 Aug 1963

March on Washington

15 Oct 1966

Lincoln Memorial added to National Register of Historic Places

National Register Data

Lincoln Memorial has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places with the following information, some of which may have become outdated since the listing date.

NRHP ID
66000030
Name
Lincoln Memorial
Place Type
structure
Address
West Potomac Park
City
Washington
County
District of Columbia
Date Listed
1966-10-15
Significance Level
national

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