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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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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
Although not a Southerner ( not even an American) I have had an interest in the life of Robert E Lee for a long time. A fascinating figure - a member of the pre Civil war establishment he took the painful decision to leave what...More
This trip unfortunately this was closed however I have seen it many times before and once the renovation is done, would highly recommend it. Arlington House and the grounds themselves once belonged to Robert E. Lee before he deserted the property during the Civil War.
You can see from the outside that the house was once very grand but is badly in need of restoration. In its present state it is woefully out of step with the pristine condition of all that surrounds it (Arlington Cemetery)The views from the house...More
Can't do anything about your being under construction but walked up to house on what had to be hottest day of summer over 4th of July week. My opinion best view over D.C. Not sure when reopening but would love to view inside.