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Construction of the monument began in 1848, but was not completed until 1884, almost 30 years after the Mr. Mills' death. This hiatus in construction was due to lack of funds and the problem of the American Civil War. A difference in shading of the marble that is visible approximately 153 feet up clearly demarcates the initial construction from its later building endeavors, resuming in 1876. The finished design varies from the original in many respects but remains the tallest stone obelisk in the world.
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This is one of our best selling items on Dc Gift Shop, the Lincoln Memorial Glass Paperweight itís a laser etched 3D paperweight that features the famous Lincoln Memorial that was built to celebrate the 16th president of United States, Abraham Lincoln, the building has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1966.Click for More Details