Washington, DC welcomes Bush on Monday

Former President George H.W. Bush will be flown to Washington, DC on Monday.

WASHINGTON, DC (WGME) -- The 41st President will be making his final trip to the national’s Capitol Monday, where people will be able to pay their respects to George H.W. Bush.

Bush will be arriving Monday afternoon at Joint Base Andrews.

An arrival ceremony will take place there and then Bush will taken to the U.S. Capitol at 4:45 p.m

The former president will lie in state at the Rotunda from Monday at 7:30 p.m. until Wednesday at 8:45 a.m.

Funeral services be held at the National Cathedral at 11 a.m. on Wednesday.

Tourists visiting the national park said they are certainly sad to hear about the passing of President Bush but are thankful for his service to our country.

Leslie Helm, visitor from Seattle

"One of the things about being in Washington DC is you’re reminded of the great presidents and you see their portraits and you see how significant of a role each one has played in our history and it was really sobering to think of what could have happened if it hadn’t been a man like him," said Leslie Helm from Seattle.

People said they feel honored to be in the Capitol for this somber week.

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