Lincoln Memorial dedicated 90 years ago today (1922)


Video: 'Lincoln Memorial, Washington'

(Tuesday, May 30, 1922) — The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., was dedicated today in a ceremony attended by President Warren G. Harding and Lincoln’s only remaining son, 79-year-old Robert Todd Lincoln. William H. Taft, Chief Justice of the United States, former President of the United States and the Lincoln Memorial Commission president – dedicated the memorial and presented it to Harding, who accepted it on behalf of the American people (click here to watch video of the May 30, 1922, ceremony).

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