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Placement of FDR Prayer Plaque or Inscription at World War II Memorial

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The Friends of the National World War II Memorial, Inc., pursuant to Public Law 113-123 (June 30, 2014) proposes to "install in the area of the World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia a suitable plaque or an inscription with the words that President Franklin D. Roosevelt prayed with the United States on D-Day, June 6, 1944." The Friends of the National World War II Memorial, Inc., in cooperation with the National Park Service (NPS), has identified potential sites for this prayer plaque or inscription within the immediate vicinity of the World War II Memorial. As part of this proposal, the Friends of the National World War II Memorial, Inc., would design and construct a plaque or inscription within the site selected. After completion, the NPS will administer the site and be responsible for its long-term maintenance.

The NPS and the Friends of the National World War II Memorial, Inc., will conduct a consultation under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA) for this proposal. Under NEPA, this project is a categorical exclusion.

Contact Information

Glenn DeMarr
National Park Service
National Capital Region
1100 Ohio Dr. SW
Washington, DC 20242
glenn_demarr@nps.gov