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1922: The Lincoln Memorial

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On May 30, 1922, The Lincoln Memorial was dedicated.   It was 57 years after Lincoln died.      
According to news reports, about 50,000 people attended the ceremonies, including Civil War veterans and Robert Todd Lincoln, the president’s only surviving son. 
President Warren Harding, former President William Howard Taft, and Dr. Robert Moton, principal of the Tuskegee Institute, delivered the keynote address.
It is one of the top historical landmarks of Washington, DC:


Written by scantojr

May 30, 2018 at 11:02 am

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