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Arlington National Cemetary, Washington DC - This place takes your breath away. Thank you to all the men who gave it all.

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Here are 5 ways to explore Arlington National Cemetery on a deeper level. It is a special place, solemn and heart-breaking, but beautiful and inspiring too.

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Arlington National Cemetery was established during the American Civil War on the grounds of Arlington House, formerly the estate of the family of Confederate general Robert E. Lee's wife Mary Anna (Custis) Lee, a great grand-daughter of Martha Washington.

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Globe Life Park in Arlington

George W. Bush and George HW Bush at the World Series. Texas Rangers. Arlington Texas. 2011 or 2012

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"I Will Always Remember" Arlington Cemetery, Virginia

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President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was buried in Arlington National Cemetery on November 25, 1963. The site was designed by architect John Carl Warnecke, a long-time friend of President Kennedy's. The permanent John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame grave site was consecrated and opened to the public on March 15, 1967. http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/jfk.htm

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The Morning Room at Arlington House, the home of Gen. Robert E. Lee, in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

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In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day - Arlington Cemetery Infographic

In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day - Arlington Cemetery Infographic

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Arlington House is a Greek revival mansion in Arlington, Virginia, built on the orders of George Washington Parke Custis, the step-grandson & adopted son of George Washington & only grandson of Martha Custis Washington. Robert E. Lee, whose mother was a cousin of Mrs. Custis, frequently visited Arlington & knew her daughter. Two years after graduating from West Point, Lieutenant Lee married Mary Anna Custis at Arlington on June 30, 1831. For 30 years Arlington House was home to the Lees

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Arlington House was the respected general of the Confederate Army, ROBERT E. LEE's home. The Union Army took it over when the Civil War broke out and transformed it into a cemetery (Arlington Nat. Cemt.) making sure Lee could never return home again.

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