Philanthropist David Rubenstein Gives $18M to Refurbish Lincoln Memorial
"Lincoln deserves to have his memorial in tip-top shape," philanthropist David Rubenstein said.
Marian Anderson Sings at Lincoln Memorial
Marian Anderson, contralto, was denied the right to perform at Constitution Hall by the DAR because of her color. Instead, and at the urging of Eleanor Roose...
The Lincoln Memorial’s Bizarre Rejected Designs
On Lincoln’s Birthday, look back at some of the bizarre alternate designs, including an Egyptian pyramid, proposed for the Lincoln Memorial.
Philanthropist David Rubenstein Gives $18M to Refurbish Lincoln Memorial
"Lincoln deserves to have his memorial in tip-top shape," philanthropist David Rubenstein said.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first ...
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Samuel Gompers Memorial
The Samuel Gompers Memorial is a bronze statue in Washington, D.C., listed on the National Register of Historic Places.It is located at intersection of 10th Street, L Street, and Massachusetts Avenue,...
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Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel, Frederick Douglas Memorial Hall, Founders Library
Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel, Frederick Douglass Memorial Hall, Founders Library are three buildings on the Howard University campus in Washington, D.C.. As a group, the set of three buildings, with...
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Temperance Fountain (Washington, D.C.)
The Temperance Fountain is a fountain and statue located in Washington, D.C., donated to the city in 1882 by Henry D. Cogswell, a dentist from San Francisco, California, who was a crusader in the temp...
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Titanic Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
The Titanic Memorial is a granite statue in southwest Washington, D.C., that honors the men who gave their lives so that women and children might be saved during the RMS Titanic disaster. The thirteen...
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General Jose de San Martin Memorial
The General Jose de San Martin Memorial is an equestrian statue memorial of Argentine general and independence leader José de San Martín in Washington, D.C., United States.The memorial is located at V...
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Memorial
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is a bronze statue, by William Couper, and Thomas Ball. The statue depicts American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It is located at the intersection of M Street and Connec...
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Civil War Monuments in Washington, D.C.
The Civil War Monuments in Washington, D.C. are a group of eighteen statues which are spread out through much of central and northwest Washington, D.C. The statues depict 11 Union generals, and only ...
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
The Franklin Delano Roosevelt memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington D.C. dedicated to the memory of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and to the era he represents. For the memorial...
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Abraham Lincoln (1920 statue)
Abraham Lincoln (1920) is a colossal seated figure of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865) sculpted by Daniel Chester French (1850–1931) and carved by the Piccirilli Brothers. It is situated in ...
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Jefferson Memorial
The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington, D.C., dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, (1743–1826), one of the most important of the American Founding Fathers as the main drafter...
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Daniel Webster Memorial
The Daniel Webster Memorial is a monument in Washington, D.C. honoring U.S. statesman Daniel Webster. It is located near Webster's former home at 1603 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, beside Scott Circ...
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Adams Memorial (Saint-Gaudens)
The Adams Memorial is a grave marker located in Section E of Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C., featuring a cast bronze allegorical sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. The shrouded figure is seat...
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John Paul Jones Memorial
The John Paul Jones Memorial is a monument in West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C.. The memorial honors John Paul Jones, the United States' first naval war hero, father of the United States Navy, th...
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Guglielmo Marconi Memorial
Guglielmo Marconi is a public artwork by Attilio Piccirilli, located at the intersection of 16th and Lamont Streets, N.W., in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood of Washington, D.C., United States. It s...
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American Revolution Statuary
American Revolution Statuary is a group of fourteen statues in Washington, D.C., listed with the National Register of Historic Places. The statues are scattered across Washington, mainly in squares an...
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Francis Griffith Newlands Memorial Fountain
Francis Griffith Newlands Memorial Fountain is a historic fountain, located at Chevy Chase Circle, Northwest, Washington, D.C., in the Chevy Chase neighborhood. The fountain honors Francis G. Newlands...
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a 3-acre (12,000 m²) national memorial in Washington, D.C. It honors U.S. service members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who d...
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Lincoln Memorial
The Lincoln Memorial is an American national monument built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It is located on the western end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C....
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The Three Soldiers
The Three Soldiers (also known as The Three Servicemen) is a bronze statue on the Washington, DC National Mall commemorating the Vietnam War. It was created and designed to complement the Vietnam Vete...
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Washington Monument
The Washington Monument is an obelisk on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate George Washington, once commander-in-chief of the early Continental Army and the first American pre...
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Vietnam Women's Memorial
The Vietnam Women's Memorial is a memorial dedicated to the women of the United States who served in the Vietnam War, most of whom were nurses. It serves as a reminder of the importance of women in th...
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Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove on the Potomac
Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove on the Potomac is located on Columbia Island in Washington, D.C. The memorial honors the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson.The grove consists ...
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