Lincoln Memorial Undercroft


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Bruce Guthrie (Used With Permission)
Bruce Guthrie (Used With Permission)
Bruce Guthrie (Used With Permission)
Bruce Guthrie (Used With Permission)
Bruce Guthrie (Used With Permission)
Bruce Guthrie (Used With Permission)
The Lincoln Memorial Under Construction Harris & Ewing (Public Domain)
Bruce Guthrie (Used With Permission)

Ascend the 145 white marble steps at the Lincoln memorial, step forward into the shrine room with the seated Great Emancipator, and then direct your gaze down at the floor. Unseen beneath the Tennessee pink marble floor lies a cavernous three-story, 43,800-square-foot basement with architecture that wouldn’t look out of place in a World War II bunker.

Construction began on the Lincoln Memorial in 1914 on the muddy stretch of land…

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