The Three Soldiers
In 1984 opponents of Maya Lin’s Vietnam memorial design insisted that a more traditional sculpture be added to the monument. The Three...
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Nineteen steel soldiers wander through clumps of juniper past a wall bearing images of the ‘Forgotten War’ that assemble, in the...
Women in Vietnam Memorial
The tree-ringed Women in Vietnam Memorial, showing female soldiers aiding a fallen combatant, was added to complement the Vietnam...
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Lincoln Memorial information
Anchoring the Mall's west end is the hallowed shrine to Abraham Lincoln, who gazes peacefully across the reflecting pool beneath his neoclassical Doric-columned abode. To the left of Lincoln you can read the words of the Gettysburg Address, and the hall below highlights other great Lincoln-isms; on the steps, Martin Luther King Jr delivered his famed 'I Have a Dream' speech.