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Due to construction, Southgate Road will be one-way, controlled by flaggers. This is estimated to take place through October 28, Mon-Fri. 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. & Sat. 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
On Oct. 9, roads around ANC, including Route 110, will be closed from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m. in support of the Army 10-Miler. 123 Service Gate will be accessible for family pass holders from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
With their large pink petals, long bloom time and rich sweet fragrance, Memorial Day roses are a favorite of Arlington National Cemetery visitors and staff.
The sweetgum tree (Liquidambar styraciflua) may have a bit of a bad reputation, but our first president must have thought highly of it when he gave thirteen saplings of this North American native to Alexander Hamilton, his treasury secretary.