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The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Alaska and Hawaii

 
 
Alaska and Hawaii Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 12, 2011
1. Alaska and Hawaii Marker
Inscription.
The Federal Union of the States at the heart of Lincolnís purpose is symbolized in his memorial by 36 columns beneath the names of the 36 states composing the Union in his lifetime. When the memorial was designed, the Union included 48 states named on the attic frieze.
A generation later – in 1959
Alaska and Hawaii
attained statehood. Fully
joining their destinies with
the United States of America
E Pluribus Unum

 
Location. 38° 53.357′ N, 77° 2.959′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Lincoln Memorial Circle, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the western end of the National Mall, in the pavement in front of the Lincoln Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20037, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Legacy of Healing and Hope (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Ericsson Memorial
Alaska and Hawaii Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 12, 2011
2. Alaska and Hawaii Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Albert Einstein - The Einstein Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); National Academy of Sciences (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pharmacists' War Memorial (approx. ľ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
Categories. Patriots & Patriotism
 
Marker at the Lincoln Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 12, 2011
3. Marker at the Lincoln Memorial
The Marker can be seen here on the pavement in front of the Lincoln Memorial.
Lincoln Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 12, 2011
4. Lincoln Memorial
Memorial Columns image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 12, 2011
5. Memorial Columns
Each column of the Lincoln Memorial represents a state. The particular state for each column is marked, as seen in the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 12, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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