COVID-19 concerns do not stop crowds from coming out in DC on Memorial Day

The coronavirus crisis did not stop Memorial Day weekend celebrations and commemorations.

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Crowds were spotted around some of the District’s famous war memorials as people paid tribute to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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To help keep visitors safe, National Park Service officials posted one-way signs to help control the flow of foot traffic and to help keep people a safe distance apart as much as possible.

Along the Georgetown waterfront, not everyone was practicing social distancing and not everyone was wearing a mask despite requests from city leaders and health officials to do so.



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