National Geographic : 1929 Apr
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL AT TWILIGHT " Here is a shrine at which all can worship. Here an altar upon which the supreme sacrifice was made in the cause of Liberty. Here a sacred religious refuge in which those who love country and love God can find inspiration and repose." -ChiefJustice Taft. V iatuonai kteograpnic Society Natural Color Photographs by Charles Martin IN THIS TEMPLE THE MEMORY OF LINCOLN IS ENSHRINED This stately marble structure stands near the western end of Potomac Park. Its 36 Doric columns represent the States constituting the Union at the time of Lincoln's death. Inside the building is a heroic statue of the great president by Daniel Chester French.