Miller wanted to know if the group, which has targeted the National Mall as its desired location, would consider locations farther away from the choice real estate. She mentioned the soon-to-be-vacant FBI headquarters on Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest and extra space available for lease in the Government Printing Office’s North Capitol Street building as two potential spots.
Wages tied that question back to the suffragettes.
Women earned the right to vote after the group that will be honored in the National Mall’s next addition — the National Museum of African American History and Culture — so, by her logic, “the last spot is just being saved for us.”
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.