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The pre-Civil War residence of legendary Confederate general Robert E. Lee, this Greek revival mansion was taken over by Union troops, and the estate was used to bury the war dead. Overlooking the Potomac and the grounds of what is now Arlington...more
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When you finally make that awaited visit to Arlington National Cemetery, you must sign up for the guided tour. They will bring you to all the sought after site in the cemetery. The Arlington House is perch high above and makes for some wonderful pictures...More
Big house on the hill while you wander through Arlington cemetery, its currently not open due to renovations, but the history behind it and the land that all this is built on is very interesting, well worth a visit and a listen to the tour...More
After a walk (or ride) through these hallowed grounds to the Tomb of the unknown soldier take another short walk to the Lee mansion. Appreciate the history and the complexity of this man's committments. Also a great view from here.
Please be advised that Arlington House is undergoing a massive renovation thanks to a 12+ million dollar grant FROM A PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL. The ranger station is temporarily located within the Women In Military Service for America memorial located very near the entrance to ANC. They...More
I didn't get to do a full your of the house but the parts I did see were spectacular. A great view of the surrounding areas and great insight on a little known piece of US history. With making the walk if visiting Arlington National...More