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Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial is an American memorial built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It is located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. and was dedicated on May 30, 1922. The architect was Henry Bacon, the sculptor of the main statue (Abraham Lincoln, 1920) was Daniel Chester French, and the painter of the interior murals was Jules Guerin. It is one of several monuments built to honor an American president.

 

Das Lincoln Memorial ist ein zwischen 1915 und 1922 erbautes Denkmal zu Ehren Abraham Lincolns, dem 16. Präsidenten der USA, an der National Mall in Washington D.C. Der Entwurf stammte von Henry Bacon.

 

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