LINCOLN MEMORIAL – HISTORICAL BUILDING OF UNITED STATES
Abraham Lincoln Memorial is a place that was built as a tribute to the 16th President of the United States of America. in his leadership era, there was an American civil war, and he is considered the father that unite American, abolish slavery, strengthen and develop the U.S Nation. Lincoln was assassinated in 1865 at the age of 56 years while watching a theater performance.
Lincoln Memorial is a rectangular building that has a shape similar to Pantheon temple in Greece. Inside the building there is a giant statue of Lincoln sitting on a throne. behind the statue of Abraham Lincoln there is script:
In This temple
As in the hearts of the people
for whom He saved the union
the memory of Abraham Lincoln
is enshrined forever
On the right side of Lincoln statue also displayed one of his famous text. Inside the building there is also a mini museum that showed off some photos and crafts related to Abraham Lincoln.
Around the Lincoln memorial building there are 36 giant pillars. These pillars symbolize 36 states that joined the Americans when Lincoln died. While at the top of the building there are names of 48 states when the monument was built. Right in front of the Lincoln Memorial there is a famous Reflecting Pool overlooking the George Washington Monument.
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