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Lincoln Memorial – Washington, DC

Lincoln Memorial – Washington, DC

2 Lincoln Memorial Circle NW, Washington, DC ‎20037
(202) 426-6841
Operating Season: Year ‘Round (except Christmas Day)
www.nps.gov/linc

Built as a national monument to honor the 16th President of the United States (Abraham Lincoln), the Lincoln Memorial is located on the National Mall. It sits across from the Washington Monument with the Reflecting Pool acting as the visual connection between “Father of the Country and the Savior of the Country”. The construction of the memorial took place between 1914 and 1922 and sits 99 feet tall.

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Lincoln Memorial
(Photo courtesy: wikipedia.org)

If you choose to visit this memorial for your family reunion tour, couple it with the Korean War Veterans and Vietnam Veterans Memorials which are located within walking distance.

If you’re not on a tour bus, parking around the Lincoln Memorial is scare. Public transit is highly recommended, either by Metrorail or Metrobus.

For more information about the Lincoln Memorial, click here.

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