Fun Fact: The Original Idea For The Lincoln Memorial

Fun facts about the Lincoln Memorial

While the Lincoln Memorial is one of the most popular monuments in the United States, it might have been quite different if history had taken a different turn. A shrine for Lincoln was in the talks shortly after the Civil War was over, but the idea of a Greek-like monument did feel wrong to some. Some felt that a humble man like Lincoln would have preferred something like a simple log cabin shrine.

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