George H.W. Bush's casket taken to his final resting place
Former President George H.W. Bush died late Friday at his home in Houston. He was 94.
President Donald Trump has designated Wednesday as a national day of mourning. He has also ordered flags to be flown at half-staff until Dec. 30.
In lieu of flowers, the Bush family has asked for donations to be made to the George Bush Memorial Fund. For more information, go to GeorgeHWBush.com. They also ask that people dedicate a day of service in Bush’s honor. For more information, go to PointsOfLight.org.
Below is the latest schedule of events, broken down by each day, courtesy of KSAT's sister station in Houston, KPRC. All of the times listed below are Central. Most of the information below has been provided by the Joint Task Force for the National Capitol Region.
Times highlighted in yellow indicate events that the public is allowed to take part in or witness.
6 a.m. – Public viewing at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church is closed in preparations for Bush’s funeral.
10 a.m. – Bush’s funeral is held at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church.
11:30 a.m. – A departure ceremony is held as Bush’s body leaves St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, bound for a railroad facility.
12:15 p.m. - The motorcade arrives at the Union Pacific Railroad Westfield Auto Facility in Spring.
1 p.m. – Bush’s body departs via train from the Union Pacific Railroad Westfield Auto Facility, bound for College Station. A departure ceremony will be held. Click here to see a map of the route that the train will take.
3:45 p.m. – An arrival ceremony is held as Bush’s body arrives in College Station. The body will be escorted from a rail station at Wellborn Road and George Bush Drive to his presidential library.
4 p.m. - The motorcade will travel from the rail station to the presidential library at Texas A&M. Click here to view a map of viewing areas.
4:15 p.m. – Bush’s body arrives at his presidential library, where he will be buried alongside former first lady Barbara Bush and their daughter, Robin. An arrival ceremony will be held before the internment.
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