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


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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