National Park Service
Saying the large numbers of white-tailed deer in three national battlefields are having adverse effects on orchards, crops and other wildlife, the National Park Service on Monday released its proposal to reduce the deer population by using sharpshooters.
Work to refinish part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial where a disputed inscription was recently removed may not be done until after the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
Three areas of the Lincoln Memorial statue still show faint signs of staining after a vandal splattered green paint at the site last week, National Park Service officials said Thursday.
The Lincoln Memorial is a national treasure. But the park service says vandals tried to turn the iconic statue into trash.
A powerful commission overseeing civic art and architecture in the nation’s capital voted Thursday to approve the general concept and layout of Frank Gehry’s design for a national memorial honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Making the most of a monument under repair. Two years ago, an earthquake damaged the Washington Monument, closing it off to visitors.
Tourists and locals alike were staking out spots on the National Mall Thursday afternoon for a Fourth of July fireworks display and a patriotic concert featuring Barry Manilow and Neil Diamond.
The National Park Service says the Paw Paw Tunnel in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park has been reopened following repairs prompted by a January rock slide.
The cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. are in full bloom, a sure sign that spring is here and summer is not far away.
A nonprofit business group in downtown Washington is doing a spring cleaning in honor of cherry blossom season.
The National Park Service says sharpshooters have killed 20 deer in Washington’s Rock Creek Park, reducing the deer population in the park by roughly 10 percent.
The Maryland Historical Trust says an effort is under way to preserve a Civil War battle site near Cumberland.