Photograph of Henry Bacon, Jr.
Henry Bacon, Jr. (1866-1924) spent his childhood in Smithville (Southport) and Wilmington, NC while his father, Henry Bacon, Sr. engineered "The Rocks" down by Ft. Fisher. Henry Bacon, Jr. became a prominent architect who designed many buildings, monuments and memorials, best-known for creating the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Bacon, Henry, 1866-1924; Architects; Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
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