Monument to President Lincoln, Washington

Title

Monument to President Lincoln, Washington

Description

The Lansburgh brothers, owners of the fancy goods store Baltimore House, made a $500 donation towards one of the nation’s first monuments to the memory of President Lincoln. The statue still stands at Fourth and D Streets, NW.

Source

Washingtoniana Division, DC Public Library

Citation

“Monument to President Lincoln, Washington,” Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln’s City, accessed October 25, 2014, http://www.jhsgw.org/exhibitions/online/lincolns-city/items/show/46.