New Veterans Memorial: Bill Would Make Site National Museum
New Veterans Memorial: Bill would make site national museum
Jessica Wehrman Dispatch Washington Bureau @JessicaWehrman
An Ohio delegation is co-sponsoring a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would make a veterans memorial under construction in Columbus a national museum.
The National Veterans Memorial and Museum — scheduled to open next summer — initially was planned to replace Franklin County’s previous Veterans Memorial across from COSI.
However, it’s blossomed into something far more sweeping and ambitious, said U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Upper Arlington), as he, Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Jefferson Township) and Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-Genoa Township) are pushing a bill to designate the Columbus memorial as …