“There I Grew Up…” A. Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln grew from youth to manhood on this southern Indiana soil. Many character and moral traits of one of the world’s most respected leaders was formed and nurtured here. Explore Lincoln’s boyhood and learn about the boy who would one day become the leader of our nation.
Service, Sacrifice, Unity, and Victory
Through stone architecture and bronze sculptures, the World War II Memorial recognizes the ways Americans served, honors those who fell, and recognizes the victory they achieved to restore freedom and end tyranny around the globe.
The Wall That Heals
Honoring the men and women who served in the controversial Vietnam War, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial chronologically lists the names of more than 58,000 Americans who gave their lives in service to their country.
Author of the Declaration of Independence, Statesman and Visionary for the founding of a Nation.
Icons of the Nation’s Capital
Each year, millions of people visit the National Mall and Memorial Parks to recreate, to commemorate presidential legacies, to honor our nation’s veterans, to make their voices heard, and to celebrate our nation’s commitment to freedom and equality.