Might 30, 1922, Was The Dedication of the Lincoln Memorial, 100 Years In the past

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On Might 30, 1922, an estimated 50,000 individuals gathered on the banks of the Potomac River for the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial, a towering tribute to Abraham Lincoln. Many years within the making, the memorial’s classically impressed design alluded to 2 hallmarks of Lincoln’s presidency: the emancipation of the enslaved and his continued requires unityin a time of unprecedented division.

Robert Todd Lincoln, the president’s solely surviving son, attended the Memorial Dayceremony, which featured speeches by three outstanding males: Chief Justice (and former president) William Howard Taft; President Warren G. Harding; and Robert Russa Moton, principal of the Tuskegee Institute, a traditionally Black college in Alabama.

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