United States Department of the Interior


National Capital Region
1100 Ohio Drive, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20242

September 12, 2000


The western portion of Lafayette Park will be closed to the public from 12 noon, Wednesday, September 13, 2000 through 8 a.m., September 18, 2000 A map illustrating the closed park area, and the anticipated closed District area, is attached.

The park area will be closed to the public to provide security and ensure public safety during the official visit of the Prime Minister of the republic of India. Persons demonstrating or otherwise using this park area should remove themselves and any personal property from the closed park areas by 10 a.m., September 13, 2000. The National Park Service appreciates the public's cooperation in this matter.

(signed Stan E. Lock)
National Park Service
National Capital Region