A sign to the parking lot to the Fort Harrison visitor center on the Richmond National Battlefield Park announces that the park is closed in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. "Closed" signs and ... more 
A sign to the parking lot to the Fort Harrison visitor center on the Richmond National Battlefield Park announces that the park is closed in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. "Closed" signs and barricades sprang up early Tuesday at the Lincoln Memorial, and national parks and many federal workplaces across the country followed suit. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Steve Helber
Tue, Oct 1, 2013 5:12 PM EDT