Thursday, December 6, 2012

1912- Lincoln Memorial Design Approved

The Hawaiian Gazette
December 6 1912

ACCEPT DESIGN FOR
LINCOLN MEMORIAL
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Washington, December 5--(Special to the Advertiser)--The Lincoln memorial commission today approved the design submitted by Henry Bacon, a New York Architect, for a monument in Potomac Park here, to acclaim Lincoln.  The memorial is to cost $1,775,000.


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