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Henry Bacon was an award-winning architect known for designing Washington, D.C.'s Lincoln Memorial, among other works.
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Born on November 28, 1866, in Watseka, Illinois, Henry Bacon studied architecture and went on to work in Boston and then New York at McKim, Mead and White, taking part in the design of Chicago's World Fair. With a neo-classical vision, other notable works from Bacon included buildings for Wesleyan University and the award-winning Lincoln Memorial. He died on February 16, 1924.
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