May 30th, 2023
The Lincoln Memorial is made of marble from Colorado and Tennessee and limestone from Indiana. It stands in West Potomac Park at Washington, DC. The memorial was designed by architect Henry Bacon, and its cornerstone was placed in 1915. A skylight lets light into the interiors where the compelling statue Seated Lincoln, by sculptor Daniel Chester French, is situated. Millions of visitors to Washington make the far trek of the National Mall to experience the splendor of Lincoln in all his glory.