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“In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever.” Beneath these words, the 16th President of the United States sits immortalized in marble. The Lincoln Memorial sits at the far west end of the National Mall as an enduring symbol of freedom.
Lincoln Memorial volunteers help visitors understand this tribute to the Great Emancipator and preserver of our nation during the Civil War. From the words of President Lincoln engraved on the walls of the chamber to the names of all 50 states found on the outside, volunteers have a wide number of elements to discuss with visitors. Volunteers may also point visitors to the Memorial’s interactive website and available cell phone talks.
National Mall and Memorial Park's mission is to manage, preserve, and maintain the monuments, memorials, and historic sites in the heart of Washington, D.C., and to provide opportunities for all Americans and park visitors to understand and be inspired by their significance. You can help advance this mission by volunteering in the park. Volunteers interact with visitors and assist Park Rangers in answering questions, giving talks, and leading tours of the monuments and memorials.