Lincoln Memorial tours and tickets
The Lincoln Memorial serves as a testament to the 16th President of the United States.In the top 5 attractions for Washington DC
The inside story
The Lincoln Memorial serves as a testament to the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Located at the National Mall in Washington D.C., the memorial was designed by architect Henry Bacon. The Lincoln Memorial's construction finished in 1922 and welcomes more than 7 million visitors a year.
Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 14, 1865, near the end of the Civil War. He is known as an icon of national heritage and known for his strong work ethic to lead the nation. Even though he came from humble beginnings as a poor boy from the frontier against all odds, he became President and remains one of the most beloved leaders of the United States of America.