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“Proud heritage; exquisite setting.”

Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial
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Owner description: 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 National Cemetery, the home has been restored as a memorial to Lee.
Chevy Chase, MD
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
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“Proud heritage; exquisite setting.”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Arlington House, home of Robert E Lee. It shows the same level of society as Mount Vernon but a century later. They are in the midst of renovating the displays and it should be exciting.

Visited October 2012
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Portland, Oregon
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“Well Maintained Property”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

It was very interesting to learn more about Robert E. Lee and life during that time. There are beautiful views from the property.

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Grapevine, Texas
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“Gorgeous house”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

I would caution those wanting to tour the inside of the house. When we were there the "normal" pathway was closed so we had to hoof it up I have no idea how many stairs. Upon getting to the top we are informed that the house is closed. BUT before you decide it isnt worth the hike the view of memorial bridge and the lincoln memorial from the house was incredibly beautiful, and totally worth the hike.

Visited October 2012
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Batavia, New York
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“Well worth the time”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

As you're touring Arlington, be sure to leave time to walk around the house. The historical exhibits are very good and provide great perspective.

Visited December 2011
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Beltsville, Maryland, United States
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“The slaves of Lee got it right.”
Reviewed October 26, 2012

Wish we could duplicate the slaves gardens, and then WHAT ABOUT THE COLOR CEMENTARY. they actually had a CITY FOR COLOred LIKE IN Shirley Temple then NO ONE VISITS THAT PART OF ARLINGTON. Great place to have solitude.

Visited August 2012
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