The installation of the statue at the Lincoln Memorial in 1920. The marble figure was originally slated to be only 10 feet high; however, they nearly doubled it to 19 feet to better reflect President Lincoln's contribution to our nation.

The installation of the statue at the Lincoln Memorial in 1920. The marble figure was originally slated to be only 10 feet high; however, they nearly doubled it to 19 feet to better reflect President Lincoln's contribution to our nation.

https://nps.gov/linc/learn/historyculture/lincoln-memorial-design-individuals.htm

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