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Offbeat Visitors build giant American flag out of LEGO bricks on National Mall

03:35  04 july  2018
03:35  04 july  2018 Source:   cbsnews.com

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a group of people walking on a beach: The 16 ft wide by 31 ft long LEGO mural of an American flag in front of the Lincoln Memorial. © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. The 16 ft wide by 31 ft long LEGO mural of an American flag in front of the Lincoln Memorial.

Just in time for the Fourth of July holiday, visitors to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., have built a giant American flag out of LEGO bricks. The flag, spanning 16 feet by 31 feet, was put together by more than 2,800 people who stopped by the park starting on June 29, according to the Trust for the National Mall.

"We, the people, built this country and this flag made entirely out of LEGO bricks," the National Mall wrote on Twitter. The patriotic display is set up just in front of the Lincoln Memorial. One LEGO fan shared a time-lapse of the construction on YouTube.

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Time Lapse of Stunning LEGO American Flag Community Build by LEGO FanTube on YouTube

The community building project is a part of the LEGO Americana Roadshow, a free traveling installation of LEGO replicas of iconic buildings and architectural structures. Visitors to the National Mall can also check out miniaturized versions of the park's structures, including the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial and the Washington Monument. 


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