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National Park Service Selects Superintendent For Tubman Monument

The National Park Service has chosen a superintendent for the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National monument.

08/21/2013

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MLK Memorial Work To Be Finished For Anniversary

Refinishing work on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial should be complete by the upcoming 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, officials said Thursday, allaying earlier concerns that work wouldn’t be done in time.

08/15/2013

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Ex-Gay Gospel Singer Removed From MLK Concert

A gospel singer who says God delivered him from being gay was removed from a concert lineup at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial after a request from Washington’s mayor.

08/11/2013

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Lincoln Memorial Reopens After Vandals Splatter Paint On Statue

The Lincoln Memorial reopens after vandals splatter paint on the statue.

07/27/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Redesigning Eisenhower Memorial Could Cost $17M

Scrapping a disputed design for a planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial near the National Mall and developing an alternate concept over the next five years would cost about $17 million, analysts have found.

07/12/2013

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Vietnam Memorial Seeks Pictures Of D.C. Veterans

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is collecting photographs of veterans named on the memorial wall, but organizers say they are coming up short on pictures of District of Columbia veterans.

07/06/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Gehry Refines Design For Eisenhower Memorial In D.C.

A federal commission charged with building a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower voted unanimously Wednesday to approve architect Frank Gehry’s design for a park near the National Mall, allowing the project to move forward over the objections of Eisenhower’s family.

06/19/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Eisenhower Memorial Group Makes D-Day Film On Ike

Officials working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington are launching a new short film online to mark the 69th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Europe during World War II.

06/06/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Scholars Back Quotes At Future Eisenhower Memorial

Three historians are recommending the use of passages from key speeches by President Dwight D. Eisenhower — including his message to troops during the D-Day invasion — to help represent the 34th president in a planned memorial in the nation’s capital.

06/05/2013

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Remembering First Responders Who Lost Their Lives

Lost in the line of duty. Maryland has set aside this day to honor fallen heroes.

05/03/2013

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Shock Trauma Holds Memorial To Remember Lost Loved Ones

A memorial service was held in Baltimore for families who have lost loved ones to traumatic injury.

04/07/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Architects Oppose Bill To Alter Eisenhower Memorial

An effort in Congress to eliminate funding and scrap the proposed design for a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower drew strong opposition Friday from the American Institute of Architects, which said lawmakers should not censor an architectural work.

03/15/2013

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