Lincoln Memorial Activity Guide

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What’s included in our Printable Activity Guide for Families

Inside our Lincoln Memorial Activity Guide, you’ll find a photo scavenger hunt, the stories behind each photo in the scavenger hunt, additional items to look for, questions that make you think, fun facts, and more stories about the history and symbolism of this great memorial!

Here are a few things you’ll find with our Lincoln Memorial Photo Scavenger Hunt…

  • Lincoln’s statue
  • Controversy over Lincoln’s hands
  • A typo in the statue chamber
  • Murals
  • Marker where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr stood
  • Arlington House

Here are a few things you’ll learn about the Lincoln Memorial with our Activity Guide…

  • Did you know that the Lincoln Memorial was SHOT during World War 2?
  • Did you know that there is a typo in the memorial? How did it get there?
  • How heavy is the statue?
  • Decide if the controversy over Lincoln’s hands is a myth or not.
  • Why aren’t Hawaii and Alaska included in the states lining the top of the memorial?
  • What happened to Arlington House to make sure that Robert E. Lee never returned.

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Caroline M. Harper

I curate the best stories and facts that grip children's curiosities wherever we go to create interactive self-guided family tours for children (and their families) in the Washington, DC area. I started the Field Trip Club in 2011 to help you make stress-free memories!

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