With the weekend just around the corner, you might have been planning to go to a park or historical site in our area, but with the recent government shutdown some are now closed.
The gates are closed at Booker T. Washington National Monument in Franklin County.
Those furloughed employees even posted a message explaining the National Park Service facility is closed because of the federal government shutdown.
Mabry Mill is also closed, causing school leaders at Hillsville Elementary to cancel a planned field trip.
CLOSED PARKS AND HISTORIC SITES: