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WEST VILLAGE, Manhattan — The Stonewall Inn will officially be named a national monument during a designation ceremony Monday.

Patrons inside take pictures of those gathering outside the Stonewall Inn June 26, 2015, in the West Village neighborhood in New York City. (Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

The Stonewall National Monument will be the first to honor gay rights, and is meant to tell the story of the country’s struggle for equality, President Obama said Friday when announcing its designation.

A noon ceremony Monday expected to include White House officials and leaders representing the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning community will make the designation official.

The designation will include .7 acres of area surrounding the historic Stonewall Inn — a bar that became a symbol of the gay rights movement after members of the community rioted following a police raid in 1969.

In addition to the bar; Christopher Park, a small park located across the street; and the streets near the bar where the riots took place will be named.

The White House announced Stonewall’s designation Friday — a day before NYC’s annual Pride parade weekend and less than two weeks after a gunman opened fire in a gay nightclub in Orlando, killing 49 people in what became the countries deadliest mass shooting.

Monday’s ceremony will wrap-up a fun yet somber weekend for the city’s LGBTQ community after Sunday’s parade saw some 2.5 million spectators, but also ramped up security in the wake of the Orlando shooting, and a moment of silence to honor the victims.

Also on Sunday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a monument will be made in Battery Park City or Chelsea Piers on the western edge of Greenwich Village to honor the 49 people who lost their lives.