|The roof has two
levels, called courses. The names are carved into these courses on the real
Forty-eight states are carved into the actual Lincoln Memorial, but
we can only see one side of the building on a five dollar bill.
- Lower course:
- Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts,
Maryland, Carolina, Hampshire, Virginia, New York.
(The actual Lincoln
Memorial has South Carolina and New Hampshire, but there
wasn't room on the $5!)
- Upper Course:
- Arkansas, Michigan, Florida, Texas, Iowa, Wisconsin, California, Minnesota,
Oregon, Kansas, West Virginia, Nevada, Nebraska, Colorado, North Dakota
(The upper course names are even smaller and
harder to see than the lower course)
The Actual Lincoln Memorial