The Lincoln Memorial is a tribute to President Abraham Lincoln and the nation he fought to preserve during the Civil War (1861-1865).
Plane - Three major airports link Washington, D.C. with the rest of the country and the world. Ronald Reagan National Airport, Dulles Airport, and Baltimore-Washington Airport all have limosine, cab, or Metro services available that will connect with the National Mall
Car - Interstates 66 and 395 provide access to the Mall from the south. Interstate 495, New York Avenue, Rock Creek Parkway, George Washington Memorial Parkway,provide access from the North. Interstate 66, Route 50 and 29 provide access from the West. Routes 50, 1, and 4 provide access from the East.
Public Transportation - There are several metro train routes from the suburban areas surrounding the city. The Foggy Bottom metro station is the closest stop to the Lincoln memorial which is located due north of the memorial on the corner of 23rd and I streets.