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It is hard not be moved by the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., and this engaging and interactive exhibit captures the essence of this moving tribute to the nation's 16th president. The site is divided into two areas, "Reflections" and "Memorial". In the "Reflections" area, visitors can listen and watch park rangers talk about their own memories and remembrances of this august and somber place. There are seven separate profiles here, and it's a good idea to start with Kawther Elmi's thoughts on her childhood in East Africa. The "Memorial" area includes dramatic and multi-perspective views of the Lincoln statue and the Memorial grounds. Visitors may also use the "Downloads" area to download audio files of the ranger's talks, along with images of the Memorial.

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  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > Geography
  • Social Studies > United States Government
  • Social Studies > United States History

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    Keywords:

    Social studies -- United States government,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Social studies -- United States history,Social studies -- Civics,Geoscience,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928104935023T,Social studies,Social studies -- Geography,Social Sciences,NSDL

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    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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