Hi Everyone -

Please join us via webinar for our next free Department of the Interior Library Park Ranger Speaker Series lecture, entitled "A Fitting Tribute: Remembrances of the First President along the George Washington Memorial Parkway" on Tuesday, February 15th from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm ET.

Immediately following George Washington’s death in 1799, the American people began to find ways to memorialize the man who was remembered as “First in War, First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of His Countrymen.” While his largest memorial (the Washington Monument) stands tall in the middle of the city named for him, just across the Potomac River in Virginia are some interesting, but lesser known, memorials to Washington. In this presentation, Mark Maloy, Visual Information Specialist with the George Washington Memorial Parkway, will explore the history of the roadway that was created to honor Washington and other memorials to Washington managed by the park, including the first memorial built to honor him: Arlington House.

All that are interested are invited.  Please go to the following link to request webinar registration information:

If the registration link above does not work at your location, you may also register using the Library's Online Contact Form at https://www.doi.gov/library/interior-library-contact-form.  Please list the title of the program you wish to attend on the subject line.

You may contact the Library by phone at (202) 208-5815 or by e-mail at [log in to unmask] for more information about this program.   For more information about DOI Library resources and services, please visit the DOI Library's website, located at http://www.doi.gov/library.

We hope you can join virtually on February 15th!


George Franchois
Director - U.S. Dept. of the Interior Library
Office of the Secretary - Office of Facilities and Administrative Services (OFAS)
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Washington, DC 20240
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