Signs of the government shutdown started popping up on national monuments, parks and websites the morning after government-run entities closed for business until further notice at midnight Oct. 1.
Security officers back visitors away from the closed Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C.
This photo posted to Reddit shows a child standing on the gate of the closed National Zoo in Washington, D.C.
A National Park Service police officer shrugs as she shuts down a drum circle at Meridian Hill Park in Washington, D.C.
Furloughed Americorps employee Jeffrey Wismer sits alone on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as he calls on Congress to end the government shutdown.
A sign at a fitness studio advertises a deal for furloughed government workers in the Capitol Hill neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
With few options open to tourists due to the government shutdown, a couple brave relentless rain to see the White House.
District of Columbia residents protest city cutbacks due to the government shutdown outside the U.S. Capitol.
Teri McClain of Seattle wears a hat calling for an end to the government shutdown during protests on Capitol Hill.
Participants take part in a protest over the closure of Everglades National Park waters for fishing as part of the government shutdown near Islamorada, Fla.
John Zangas (L), who identified himself as a federal employee, and Janette Dunder (R) protest against the government shutdown in front of the U.S. Capitol.
U.S. Army veteran John Esposito, 98, of Scarsdale, N.Y., who was wounded during the Battle of the Bulge, rides a scooter as he tours the National WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. Technically closed due to the shutdown, Park Service rangers have allowed visitors inside the gates, especially "Honor Flight" veterans.
This sign and gate now greet anyone trying to visit the Lincoln Memorial.
You won't be able to visit any Smithsonian museums, either. This sign was put on the door of the American History Museum.
Don't expect to watch NASA TV while the shutdown is going on.
This is the message that appeared on the United States Department of Agriculture's website Tuesday morning.
This message greeted visitors to the White House's website on Oct. 1.
Don't plan to do any research on the Library of Congress' website during the shutdown.
This sign notified visitors Ford's Theatre was closed.
Ford's Theatre was the site of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Plays are still performed on the stage, and it also houses a museum. On Tuesday morning, the theater's website said while the historic site and programs put on by National Park Rangers have been canceled, programs put on by the Ford's Theatre Society will still be going on.
Across the street from Ford's Theatre, the Petersen House is also closed.
The Petersen House is the location Lincoln was moved to so doctors could try to save him after he was shot. It's now a museum.
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