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List of parks & historic sites closed in our area because of government shutdown

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With the weekend just around the corner, you might have been planning to go to a park or historical site in our, but with the recent government shutdown some are now closed.

The gates are closed at Booker T. Washington national monument in Franklin County.

Those furloughed employees even posted a message ex planing the national park service facility is closed because of the federal government shutdown.

Mabry Mill is also closed, where school leaders at Hillsville Elementary had to cancel a planned field trip.

CLOSED PARKS AND HISTORIC SITES:

Amenities along the Blue Ridge Parkway and Appalachian Trail

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

Humpback Rocks in Waynesboro

Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

Mabry Mills

Peaks of Otter

Booker T. Washington National Monument

George Washington & Jefferson National Forests

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