WASHINGTON (WJZ) — The National Park Service announced the Washington Monument will reopen Sunday. It closed on August 16 after a lightning strike damaged an electronic access system.
Tickets will be available online at 10 a.m. Saturday morning. To get yours and learn more, visit the NPS website.READ MORE: 'This Is 10K People Who Have Died' Maryland Woman Shares Story After Mom Dies From COVID-19, Urges People To Get Vaccinated
The lightning strike was captured in a spectacular video by a Twitter user.READ MORE: ‘This Loss Is Ours As A City’ Baltimore Hockey Team Mourns Two Young Members, Murdered In East Baltimore Shooting
Live at the Lincoln Memorial. Lightning hits Washington monument. Absolutely incredible pic.twitter.com/S1ivKTTS0g
— Travis Nix (@tnix113) August 15, 2021MORE NEWS: Local Small Business Owners Share How American Rescue Plan Funding Helped To Keep Them Afloat