Partner Event — Webinar: The Tidal Basin in Context: Memorials and Controversy

This evening program is the third in a series of conversations about the changing nature of public space and the complexities of its preservation. This session will focus on issues regarding the Tidal Basin's many memorials—including those to Thomas Jefferson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Martin Luther King, Jr.—and the contested histories they embody.


  • Justin Garrett Moore, Program Officer, Humanities in Place, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

  • Marcel Acosta, Executive Director, National Capital Planning Commission

  • Teresa Durkin, Executive Vice President, Trust for the National Mall;

  • Host: Seri Worden, Senior Field Director, National Trust for Historic Preservation

The event is free and open to the public but space is limited. Register here.

This webinar is presented by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in partnership with the Trust for the National Mall.

Published: 3-9-21