National Park Service
A 5-foot-long, 3-foot-wide slab of limestone fell from the ceiling of the Jefferson Memorial in April, the National Park Service tells The Washington Post.
A group working to restore the National Mall wants to overhaul a lakeside park that honors the nation’s founders but has languished for years with fetid water and crumbling walkways.
The National Park Service is tentatively approving a plan to have government sharpshooters kill more than 2,800 white-tailed deer at three Civil War battlefields in Maryland and Virginia over the next five years.
Transportation officials in Washington say they’re closing a stretch of 15th Street for several hours to remove a tree from Meridian Hill Park.
The National Park Service says 6.6 million people visited national parks in Maryland in 2013.
The combination of the hot summer sun and geothermal activity raised the blacktop temperature to an asphalt melting 160 degrees.
An injured hawk that’s spent three months in a rehabilitation center is set to be released into the wild at Turkey Run Park along the Potomac River in northern Virginia.
The National Park Service says it has reached an agreement with the Smithsonian Institution to keep the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall.
The National Park Service says it is investigating what caused the elevator at the Washington Monument to malfunction two days after the building reopened.
The National Park Service will hold an opening ceremony May 12 to celebrate the reopening of the Washington Monument after years of repairs.