Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

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W Potomac Park (btwn Lincoln & World War II Memorials)
Washington, DC 20245

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  • The pool, measuring some 2,000 feet long, was built soon after the 1922 dedication of the Lincoln Memorial; both were designed by architect Henry Bacon.
  • There so much poo surrounding the pool. Be careful where you step.
  • While you may not be able to take a dip in this pool on a hot day, you still need to protect your eyes & skin from the sun & reflection. Water reflects up to 100% of UV, so sunnies are essential!
  • Check out the view from the backside of the Memorial
  • "That all I got to say about that!" Forest Gump
  • Stand in front of Lincoln where Martin Luther King stood to get a great view of the past, present, and future of this country.
  • August 28, 1963: over 200,000 Americans stood here as Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have A Dream" speech in support of civil rights Get Soundtrack for a Revolution http://ow.ly/8sS8E
  • Take a step back, breathe, and enjoy the view.
  • Meet Jenny in the middle of the water.
  • You walk around it and you feel the history !
  • Rent a capital bike and ride it here
  • The pool leads to the Lincoln memorial so those searching for directions u won't get lost. And along the way there are benches to have a sit and take a breather.
  • Definitely need to visit this memorial if you ever get the chance. Inside scoop: Looks even more amazing at night!
  • Take your time..and always smile
  • How amazed... This memorial is dedicated to Abraham Lincoln of world war II on 1920. But be careful.. So many-many poo here..
  • Think! Be a part of history!
  • Looks good......
  • Come during night time this is breathtaking!
  • For great photos, go on non-windy days. Obviously.
  • The pool was nice with a lot of people

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